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.DWG TO .GSM

Anonymous
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Hi to all!

I got big business and now I need to now how to make dwg file to gsm file.

HELP! HELP! HELP!

kleo
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Anonymous
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Hello!

PLEASE,

can anybody tell me, how to open dwg in ArchiCAD and then save it as .gsm!

when I try to open dwg file, nothin apears. Just blank space with background squares.

VERY IMPORTANT!

please help!

kleo
Anonymous
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HELLO TO ALL!

Please,

I have very important job to do and I wondering how to make .gsm file from .dwg in ArchiCAD.

HELP! HELP! HELP!

kleo
Karl Ottenstein
Moderator
Kleo,

Posting the same question to three different forums within minutes of each other is considered spam, at least by me... and I almost banned you from the forums. I am answering in the Library forum.

Please post once in the future, make your question as clear as you can, and always give the version of ArchiCAD and which OS (XP or OS X) you are using.

Karl
One of the forum moderators
AC 27 USA and earlier   •   macOS Ventura 13.6.6, MacBook Pro M2 Max 12CPU/30GPU cores, 32GB
Karl Ottenstein
Moderator
File menu ... from there, it depends on which version of ArchiCAD you are using... Open New Object, change file type to DWG, locate your dwg file, and choose the appropriate translator.

Only by opening a dwg file as an object (which is then of course saved as a gsm) can you see any 3D content in a dwg.

Karl
One of the forum moderators
AC 27 USA and earlier   •   macOS Ventura 13.6.6, MacBook Pro M2 Max 12CPU/30GPU cores, 32GB
Anonymous
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hello.

i didn't notice my post in one forums. Other two are more alike, with some diferent details in question.

Sorry for the inconvenient occurrence.

I have ArchiCAD 10 EDU and Windows XP.

thank you,

kleo
Anonymous
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hi!

I now how to open file, I'm just surprised that nothing happened when i change to dwg file and choose any translator. I even made my own translator.

Tomorrow I will send you PRNt SCR to see what I got.

thank you for now.

kleo
Link
Graphisoft Partner
Graphisoft Partner
No need to cross post - it just makes people cross!

Just go to File>Libraries and Objects>Open Object... and open your dwg as an object. Then File>Save it as a GSM. This has the benefit of showing up in the 3D window.

Cheers,
Link.
Anonymous
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Hello GOKLEO,

please follow the step:

1. Select your DWG (can be lines, 3D objects or what ever).
2. go to "File".
3. drop down menu " Libraries and objects"
4. "Save selection as".
5. save your file as gsm.

hope that helps.
Karl Ottenstein
Moderator
Starchi wrote:
Hello GOKLEO,

please follow the step:
Nope, that can't work, Starchi, as the only way to get 3D dwg content into ArchiCAD is via a GDL object using the method given here:
http://archicad-talk.graphisoft.com/viewtopic.php?p=83102#83102

Karl
One of the forum moderators
AC 27 USA and earlier   •   macOS Ventura 13.6.6, MacBook Pro M2 Max 12CPU/30GPU cores, 32GB
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