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AutoCAD export formats

AutoCAD export formats

I would like to know what are the formats AutoCAD models can be exported as ,eg: Parasolid transmit files, etc . Thanks

RE: AutoCAD export formats

Dear bacchus,
To know about exporting formats, you can enter the command EXPORT in command line and open the list "Files of type" in the dialog box. All accessible formats are listed there.
Some other exporting formats can be accessed using the SAVE command.

RE: AutoCAD export formats

I dont own a copy of AutoCAD .. My decision to own one depends on what file formats it exports

RE: AutoCAD export formats

HI bachus
I have ACAD 2000
The export formats are:
*.wmf (metafile)
*.sat (ACIS)
*.eps  (Encapsulated postscript)
*.dxx (DXX Extract)

Hope it helps

RE: AutoCAD export formats

thanks for the reply Zmei. I was actually hoping it would be able to export Parasolid transmit files, since I need that capability  for my application.

RE: AutoCAD export formats

I have never seen Parasolid But as most cad systems ACAD can make DXF files


RE: AutoCAD export formats

Since Autocad uses the ACIS kernel, I doubt you will ever see the ability to export Parasolid files.  You may be able to pull an ACIS file from Autocad into Solidworks and export it as Parasolid though.

RE: AutoCAD export formats

I have a AutoCad 2002 drawing that I want to export to an engraving firm's engraver. I draw the original file in the standard *.dwg format and then save as a *.dxf file so that can use it(or change it to their format). The trouble is the fonts are not coming out right on their graphostyle machine. (ie no word wrap/double lines/layers appearing that were not on my drawing.)
They suggested using the Export facility but I tried to use the DXX format (but not with any success). Has any body used this format or had this problem before?

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