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* January 15, 2018, 01:27:50 PM
I printed a drawing in various views and saved it as a pdf. Somehow the original drawing was deleted,is it possible to import the pdf's back int Tc 2015 Pro and get it back as a TC drawing?


* January 15, 2018, 02:29:49 PM
That is not possible.
But you can go to your backup folder and see if you have it there, at least nearly at the stage it was in before you deleted it, and if you have had a crash with it you can also check in the Autosave, the folder above Backup, a .asc or .crsh file, look at the date.

C:\Users\Your Username\Documents\TurboCAD 2015 Professional x64\BackUps


Not .asc. but .asv fileextention
« Last Edit: January 15, 2018, 11:06:18 PM by Torfinn »

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* January 15, 2018, 07:23:47 PM
Have you looked in Windows "Recycle Bin" or was the drawing never saved as a TCW before saving as PDF?

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* January 15, 2018, 11:36:23 PM
If it is a 2d drawing You can explode a pdf underlay and at least get the line work back. - but that should be your last resort.

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* February 12, 2018, 12:31:04 PM
I lost a file and found it in auto save with a .bk extension but Turbo cad could not open it. So how does that work?


* February 12, 2018, 12:57:13 PM
Hey aussiesteve copy the file to a safe  location then rename the files extension to tcw.  You will be able to use it now in TurboCAD.

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