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GreeneSWCD
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Getting 2013's linetype set into 2012??

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06-18-2013 12:14 PM

2013 has a linetype called "proposed tile" and another one called "existing tile."  2012 doesn't have either.  Is there any way I can could get those two files so I could load those two linetypes into 2012? 

 

Thanks.

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dmartin
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Re: Getting 2013's linetype set into 2012??

06-18-2013 01:53 PM in reply to: GreeneSWCD

Out of Curiosity Are the simple linetypes, or complex linetypes?

 

You might be able to draw both linetypes into an empty drawing. use the "-EXPORTTOAUTOCAD" to save the file back to a 2010 format, then use design center "CTRL+2" to import the linetype from an open drawing.

 

If you would like more details on those steps, let me know.

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rkmcswain
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Re: Getting 2013's linetype set into 2012??

06-18-2013 04:35 PM in reply to: GreeneSWCD

Use TO-LIN.LSP to extract the definition to a file.

 TO-LIN.LSP can be found here: http://www.turvill.com/t2/free_stuff/index.htm

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Re: Getting 2013's linetype set into 2012??

06-24-2013 07:14 AM in reply to: rkmcswain

Ok, I'll be back in the office that has 2013 tomorrow, Tuesday.  So I'll investigate both of the listed options then.  Thanks guys! 

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