Importing 2D DXF or DWG Files as Reference Sketches

You can import 2D DXF or DWG files as reference sketches.

To import 2D DXF or DWG files as reference sketches:

  1. Click Open (Standard toolbar) or File > Open.
  2. In the Open dialog box, set File of type to Autodesk AutoCAD Files (*.dwg; *.dxf), browse to the file, and click Open.
  3. In the DXF/DWG Import dialog box, under Import to a new part as, select 2D sketch and Import as reference.
  4. Click Finish.
    The software imports the DXF or DWG file as a reference sketch.

    You cannot edit a reference sketch. In the FeatureManager® design tree, right-click the reference sketch and click Make Edit Sketch. The software converts the reference sketch to a regular sketch and you can edit it.