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Exporting and Importing

Use export and import features to:

  • Save a drawing or the current view of a drawing to vector or raster image formats including .dxf, .sat (ACIS), .pdf, .bmp, .png, .jpg, and .svg.
  • Load drawing files created by other applications or CAD programs of formats .dwg, .dxf, and .sat (ACIS).

  Instead of using an import command, use the InsertBlock command to insert .dwg and .dxf drawings at a specified insertion point, rotation angle, and scale factor. You can also attach drawing files (.dwg) or raster image files (.bmp, .png, .jpg, and .png, for example) to your drawing using the References, AttachDrawing, or AttachImage commands.

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