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best method = conversion old .idw to new .dwg template

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12-05-2012 11:24 AM

I want to convert our drawings from one template to another (attached).  Conversion is from .idw to .dwg. What's the best method?


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Re: best method = conversion old .idw to new .dwg template

12-06-2012 01:18 PM in reply to: PENengr

You would not be able to convert one file extension to another in sometype of a transfer. If you are just looking to swap out the template information then you can try the "Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard" in the tools menu of the program group.





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Re: best method = conversion old .idw to new .dwg template

12-06-2012 01:32 PM in reply to: PENengr

Hi PENengr,


You can use Task Scheduler to convert your IDW files to DWG:


And then use the Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard previously mentioned, to add or exchange titleblocks, border, sketched symbols, etc.


I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,

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