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Importing objectscreated in Land Development Desktop

I am opening a surveyors Autodesk Land Development Desktop file. Some of the site info is contained in objects created by the software. Curve Data for example is not showing up in ArchiCAD and if the DWG is sent as a ACAD r-13 file the Blocks are exp...

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LT2004 DWG translation

We have been asked by a client to translate our ArchiCAD files into Autocad LT2004 compatible files. Does anybody know what is compatible with LT2004? we only have R14 and R2000 translation plugins, is there a 2004 plugin?

font conversion when publishing from Plotmaker to DWG

I am trying to publish DWGs from plotmaker. Everything works fine except for the fonts. When I open the published DWG in Volo View or AutoCAD the font ArchiTEXT Western has been converted to a stick font that I assume is the default AutoCAD font. I'd...

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Import Jpeg Image

Can you import a jpeg image(any image format) that will appear in the Floor Plan? I want to see if you can overlay zones on top of an image that someone might have sketched up out side of ArchiCAD. Thanks in advance, Ben

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Can't import AutoCAD solids

I can import AutoCAD dwg files like library parts, but I can't import solid object (it doesn't appear). So when I need something in 3D I have to model it with surfaces in AutoCAD. I work in AutoCAD2004 and ArchiCAD 8. How to import AutoCAD's solids i...

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Error Message: 'Cannot write output file'

I am having the same problem with 7.0, 8.0 and 8.1 in saving to a dwg file I keep getting the error message 'cannot write output file'. This happens about 95% of the time when I am trying to save to either dwg or dxf files for our consultants. I am b...

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Tutorial of Piranesi on Mac OSX doesn´t work complete

when I want to see the tutorial online http://www.informatix.co.uk/piranesi/downloads/mac/tutorials.shtml it doesn´t work complete. I can hear the movie, but I can´t see it. It appears a window of quicktime that says: Quicktime is missing software re...

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Open Office and Archicad.

When I'm trying to import in OO saved Excel file to Plotmaker, I get an error info. When I'm trying to open the same file in Excel everything is ok. Is there any possibility to import native OO files into AC or PM ? I'm don't need to buy full MS Offi...

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