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AutoCad R2002 & R2004

Is there any way to convert the above formats into ArchiCad? are there any downloads or patches that I should be aware of? Any help would be appreciated and hopefully save time and my boss going insane and jumping up and down on my head

Anonymous by Not applicable
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3DS Import

I used to be able to import OBJ-files into ArchiCAD with surface smoothing intact. http://www2.asro.kuleuven.ac.be/asro/English/HOME/SBs/tutorial/tips/viz2ac.htm (Explained with 3DStudio VIZr3, but this will work in Maya as well, since Alias|Wavefron...

stefan by Booster
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Exporting structural grids to .dwg AutoCAD

We're trying to export the gridlines for our architectural backgrounds, but only the text on one end of the gridline is exporting (the text in the opposing bubble doesn't export). We've tried exploding the .gsm part, but this looses it's associativit...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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PM Layout as dwg

PM Layouts do not allow one to Save as dwg, but one can Publish as dwg. However, the files I get that it creates can not be opened by PM or AC. PM says the file is empty and AC says nothing. Oddly, Adobe Illustrator can open them. AC on the other han...

MSotero by Participant
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Converting a file to dwg from ArchiCAD.

I have been trying to convert a project to a dwg file for my engineers for the past week and I keep getting an error messag - "cannot write output file". I have tried everything, please help. I am working on a Mac with version Panther and I currently...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Merging From DWG Not Working

We have had a lot of problems merging DWG geometry into ArchiCAD. Sometimes it works, but more often than not 10-50% of the geometry is missing. I thought it might be a size issue so I had one of our guys split the DWG into two files, then merge each...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Udating a library daily

I'm sure there is a program out there that could solve our problem. I think "My Briefcase" may have this option. When we load the library from our server it takes about 5 times longer to load than it would if it was on our local PC. How can we make s...

Red by Enthusiast
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Translator bug in 8.1?

I submitted a reply to another thread, but feel I need to start a new one on this topic. I am having trouble importing DXF files into AC 8.1 from Maya. I was able to do this with relatively no problems in AC 8, but after a fresh install of 8.1, SOME ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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publishing from plotmaker 3.1

When I publish from plotmaker 3.1 using the dwg/dxf translator going to a .dwg format. My fills in wall composites create a polyline where walls intersect. So I tried it with P.M 3.0 and it's fine. Can anyone help? I have to get dwg's to my consultan...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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