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Barry_John_Watson
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Converting an Inventor sketch to an Autocad drawing?

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11-16-2010 04:46 AM

I was wondering if it possible to convert a sketch from inventor to autocad without making a 3d model? If so, how do you do this? It will not allow me to copy and paste

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Re: Converting an Inventor sketch to an Autocad drawing?

11-16-2010 06:04 AM in reply to: Barry_John_Watson

Probably several ways

One might be to save copy as iges or step

Set options to include wires

Open in Acad and save as dwg

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Re: Converting an Inventor sketch to an Autocad drawing?

11-16-2010 06:32 AM in reply to: Barry_John_Watson

Right click on the sketch in the Browser, click "Export Sketch As..." select .dwg as your filetype.  Open in Autocad.

 

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Re: Converting an Inventor sketch to an Autocad drawing?

11-16-2010 02:41 PM in reply to: Barry_John_Watson

Export worked first time. Thank you. Such a simple task and I tried everything. Much appreciated.

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