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Opening up DWG or DXF files
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* February 12, 2019, 10:46:30 AM
I am having a problem opening up DWG & DXF files from manufacturers on the internet. Usually I can't open up the dwg file so I ask them to send me a dxf file and some open up and some do not.  I am using Tcad 16.2 professional. Any sugesstions?

Frank Zangari ASID

* February 12, 2019, 11:03:15 AM
Maybe the dwg/ dxf version is to new, compared to your TC Version.


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* February 12, 2019, 01:02:35 PM
If you do a "Save As" of an empty new drawing to DWG, it will tell you in "Setup" (Alt+U) what DWG/DXF version that TurboCAD will handle. TurboCAD Version 16 should handle up to AutoCAD 2007 files.

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