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Converting 3D DXF/DWG Files into GDL Objects

Craig Boyer
Graphisoft Alumni
Graphisoft Alumni
Using 3D DXF/DWG  content can be a great tool in building up a custom library. Follow the steps below to convert 3D DXF/DWG content into GDL objects.

1. Go to File > Libraries and Objects > Import Blocks from DXF/DWG.

2. Select the DWG file to import and click Open.

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3. The newly created object can now be found in the Embedded Library.

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4. Place the object to verify how it looks.

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Exporting & Archiving Content

Once DXF/DWG content has been imported and converted into a GDL object it can be exported to an office library for wider and repeat use. Read more on Exporting Content from the Embedded Library.

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