DXF/DWG Import Wizard - Preview

Manipulate the preview on the Drawing Layer Mapping and Document Settings screens of the DXF/DWG Import Wizard.


To view the DXF/DWG Import Wizard preview, select a DXF/DWG file import method on the first wizard screen and click Next.

The Preview appears on the right side of all wizard screens.

Previous view  
tool_Zoom_to_Fit_View.png Zoom to Fit  
tool_Zoom_to_Area_View.png Zoom to Area  
Tool_Zoom_In_Out_View.png Zoom In/Out  
Tool_Rotate_View.png Rotate  
tool_Pan_View.gif Pan  
  Predefined Views Select a standard or Custom view (for Model tab only).
  White background Display the model or drawing with a white background.
  Model tab Displays a preview of the model space from the imported model. This tab is selected by default when you import MDT files.
  Layout tab Displays a preview of the drawing layout. The tabs match the tabs shown when you have the DXF or DWG file open inside the AutoCAD, DraftSight, or Mechanical Desktop application.
  Import this sheet For MDT models, select as 3D curves or to a 2D sketch.
  Import this sheet as Edit the default name for a drawing sheet. The name appears in SOLIDWORKS on the sheet tab and in the FeatureManager design tree.
  Create linked drawing document For MDT drawings, the drawing views in SOLIDWORKS will be fully associated with the model.