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DXF-DWG Pens and Colors Mapping

Craig Boyer
Graphisoft
Graphisoft
Follow the steps below to map line types in ArchiCAD to those in a DXF/DWG file. For an overview on DXF/DWG translators, click here.

 

1. Select the translator you wish to edit.

2. In the Settings tab, navigate to the Save Options and make sure that a DXF/DWG template file is loaded. For information on how to do this, please click here.

 

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NOTE: A template file will allow you to select attributes from a pull down menu. If you don't have a template file to reference you will need to manually enter the mapping information.

 

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3. In the Settings tab, navigate to the Attributes > Pens and Colors > Pen-color conversion and click New...

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4. In the Edit the pen conversion item dialogue box, choose the ArchiCAD pen to map, the pen weight and choose the AutoCAD pen and click OK.

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5. Repeat for additional pens if necessary.

6. Click Save Settings & Close.

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