When opening a DXF/DWG file, you must define a scale at which you would like to see the correct ratios of elements drawn in AutoCAD. This particularly applies to arrowheads, symbol line types and symbol fills. Set Scale Factor for converting texts and arrowheads: Choose one of the three options:
These are options in the DXF/DWG Translation Setup dialog box.
If you process 3D data, the Binary 3D form is recommended: it is much quicker if the script doesn‘t have to be recompiled every time you generate the 3D view. The OpenObject command is the only way to get all the 3D data stored in a DXF/DWG file!
Check this box and save it as part of the Translator to filter, by layer, the elements of the DWG file to be opened/merged or XREF’d in Archicad. In this case, when you use File > Open or Merge on a DWG/DXF file, or when you Attach an XREF file, the DWG/DXF Partial Open dialog box appears, listing the source file’s layer set and the layers’ status. Uncheck the layers which you do not wish to include in the Archicad project.
Check this box to convert the listed items into GDL objects upon opening the file in Archicad.
The following options are available only when saving Floor Plans:
This group of settings contains options for Font conversion, spline convert, and the opportunity for purging unused Attributes.
If a template file has been specified in the Save Options, all attributes from the template file will be saved as part of the DWG project, regardless of whether they are used or not, if this option is not checked. Use this option to purge the unused attributes from the template file.
Custom Functions contains add-ons for both Open (Open Extras) and Save (Save Extras) operations. Several functions are loaded by default; you need only turn them on or off using the checkboxes. Archicad labels leaders
As you open the exported dwg file in AutoCAD, an alert message appears. With the Continue Opening DWG file you can open the project. Read more: AutoCAD alert with DWG written by Archicad
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