DXF-DWG Layers Mapping

Craig Boyer
Graphisoft Alumni
Graphisoft Alumni
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.


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.



3. In the Settings tab, navigate to the Attributes > LayersLayer name conversion and click New...


4. In the Edit the layer conversion item dialogue box, choose the ArchiCAD layer to map, choose the DXF-DWG side name and click OK.


5. Repeat for additional layers if necessary.

6. Click Save Settings & Close.


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