Import from DWG and DXF formats
This feature is predominantly intended for pasting a building floor projection to a drawing and sketching electro-installation. The drawing imported from AutoCAD gets converted to an image. It is not possible to edit the individual objects (lines, blocks etc.).
Supported formats: DXF from version 12 and DWG from version 13.
The program supports two ways of importing from DWG and DXF formats:
a) Import of drawings
This option is suitable for complex drawings. The file will be converted to a bitmap. The imported drawing will not be editable.
b) Import of symbols
This option is suitable for schematic symbols or simple drawings. The file will be converted to graphic objects (lines, curves, circles, etc.). You can decompose the imported drawing into individual graphic items by right-clicking on it and selecting the menu command
- Invoke the
DWG or DXF filecommand. Select the
Import of drawingsor
Import of symbolsoption, after which a dialog box will appear. Use the
Openbutton to open a DWG or DXF file. The conversion takes a few moments, after which a file preview is displayed.
- Insert the document into your drawing using the
a) Import of drawings: Use the
Savebutton to save the document in PNG format, adjust it in a graphic program, and then insert it into the drawing using the
b) Import of symbols: Use the
Savebutton to save the symbol to the library of symbols.
- Use the mouse to adjust the imported drawing to the desired size.