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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.


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


4. Place the object to verify how it looks.


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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