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ArchiCad 15 dwg into SketchUp?

Anonymous
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I hope this topic is not too far out of place in here. tips and ricks was closed.


I am trying to get a vector/line based (like a dwg) import out of AC and into sketchup.

without downloading and paying for a full pro version, or working in the 8 hour time frame, does anyone have a work around for exporting a dwg (or something) and getting it into sketchup? a pdf comes in as an image, and havent seen a place to export a 3ds file.

any help would be greatly appreciated!
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TMA_80
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Try to find an older free version of Sketchup ( version 7 or earlier, as those versions had a native dwg support )
AC12_20 |Win10_64bit|
Anonymous
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TMA_80 wrote:
Try to find an older free version of Sketchup ( version 7 or earlier, as those versions had a native dwg support )
Are you sure?

I thought none of the free versions ever supported any formats aside from skp and kmz. I've been using the pro version since 5 or 6 so I might have missed something.
TMA_80
Enthusiast
Hi Matthew,

That's how it worked.

There was a native dwg support till the 7 th free version of sketchup ( file /import ). In the 7.1th version, this was still possible but through a separate plugin.

From the 8th version of Sketchup, the dwg support in its free version has stopped.

http://sketchupdate.blogspot.com/2009/08/coming-soon-in-google-sketchup.html

There are however, as an alternative, some ruby scripts for the free version that can import and export the dxf fromat.
AC12_20 |Win10_64bit|

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