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Old 10-25-2006, 12:27 PM
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I have a software issue here. I have a set of plans done in Visio (vsd file type) that I would like to convert to dxf. The author of the plans says his copy of Visio will not save as a dxf file, so I need to convert it some other way. I have tried opening it with Acrobat, AutoCAD, Illustrator and Solidworks. No dice. The only thing that will open it is Internet Explorer and that will not let me print properly to scale. Help!

Any ideas, thoughts welcome. Feel free to e-mail or PM me if you want to keep it off-list.

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Old 10-25-2006, 12:51 PM
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I have Visio in my job computer and the 'Save As...' command has DWG (ACAD) and DFX file formats. If you like I can save it to you in those formats, if you send me that file.

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In spanish but I hope this help.
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Files converted and E-mailed to Matt.

Hey szig, where are you from? Which city?

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Hi Ricardo

I live in Santiago, nice to meet you here.
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Drawings done and received, many thanks to Ricardo.

Supposedly, Visio has a "save as" feature that lets you write dxf files, but the author of these plans says his would not successfully do it....Which is what caused the problems.


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Your files were save with an older version of Visio, 2002 version. Newest version has 'Save As...' compatible with CAD programs, and I think older versions lack this feature. I have Visio 2003 BTW.

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