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Mwpearson
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Convert SKD files to DWG

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05-23-2012 04:51 AM

I would like to know if I purchase AutoSketch 10, can I open an SKD file and save it as a DWG so it can be edited with AutoCAD?

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StevenMac
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

05-23-2012 07:16 AM in reply to: Mwpearson

I've sent you my contact details in PM

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Mwpearson
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

05-23-2012 07:19 AM in reply to: StevenMac
Hi Can you help me with my question. Thanks. Mike Pearson Eaton, Electrical Sector 5050 Mainway P. O. Box 5040, Station A Burlington, Ontario, L7L 5Z1 Tel: 905 631-4165
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MrWeb
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

05-23-2012 12:58 PM in reply to: Mwpearson

I'm sorry - was there an answer here?

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StevenMac
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

05-24-2012 12:32 AM in reply to: MrWeb

Mike you need to find my email address in the private message area.

 

Look for the envelope icon, up the top-right of the forum

 

 

MrWeb I'll send you one too.

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sciesielski
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

07-05-2012 01:41 AM in reply to: Mwpearson

Hi!

Same problem here - one of our clients cooperates with Autosketch users, and he receives files in .SKD format. Same question: If he buys Autosketch 10 - will he be able to open .SKD files and save them as .DWG so he can work on them in his AutoCAD?

Trial of Autosketch is not available, right? Nothing have changed here?

 

Thanks in advance.

Staszek Ciesielski

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MrWeb
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

07-05-2012 12:29 PM in reply to: Mwpearson

Well according to StevenMac the answer to this is YES. This does seem to be one of the world’s best kept secrets for some reason.

IF you still have your old version of Autosketch  which produced the .SKD files on an XP PC, you can go to File-Export DXF-save.  The DXF format should open in other programs.

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Mwpearson
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

07-18-2012 03:59 AM in reply to: sciesielski
Hello Stasze Yes you can save a skd file as a .dwg in AutoSketch 10 and no there is no trial version. I just got back from holidays, sorry for the late response. Hope this helps. Mike Pearson Eaton, Electrical Sector 5050 Mainway P. O. Box 5040, Station A Burlington, Ontario, L7L 5Z1 Tel: 905 631-4165
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Re: Convert SKD files to DWG

07-18-2012 04:08 AM in reply to: MrWeb
The version of AutoSketch we have does not support export to DXF. That was the first thing I thought of, I do not what versions does support the export to dxf. I know AutoSketch 10 can save as .dwg. Mike Pearson Eaton, Electrical Sector 5050 Mainway P. O. Box 5040, Station A Burlington, Ontario, L7L 5Z1 Tel: 905 631-4165

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