Anyone know if its possible to open an old Drafix .CAD drawing in ArchiCAD?
If it is possible how would I go about it. Client wants a copy of some drawings we did over 20 years ago using Drafix.
I replied in a PM but for those following along here ...
You can't open a Drafix (.CAD) file directly in Archicad.
It has to be saved as a .DXF file first.
So you will need Drafix to do that.
The problem is I am not sure if Drafix will run on a modern machine/OS.
I am pretty sure it doesn't.
However Autosketch which took over from Drafix can.
If the clients just want a copy then obviously you don't need Archicad at all.
Just open in Drafix/Autosketch and print.
If you need to modify the plans then best done in Drafix/Autosketch as it will all just be 2D line work.
If you need to make a 3D model then yes you will need Archicad.
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