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Paul K91
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Registered: ‎11-22-2005
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generate autocad document form server

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11-22-2005 03:33 AM
I need to create autcadfiles form a server where autocad is not installed, only the has dlls like 'acmgd.dll' and 'acdbmgd.dll', the dlls are from autocad 2006.
The language I use is .Net C#.
Because we have different versions of autocad I need to be able to save the document to different versions.
Is there anyone who can help me?
*J. Daniel Smith
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Re: generate autocad document form server

11-22-2005 07:41 AM in reply to: Paul K91
How do you have files like acmgd.dll and acdbmgd.dll when "AutoCAD is not
installed"? Read your EULA: you're not allowed to copy the files to another
machine (except for backup purposes).

I think you can use a "headless" (no UI) AutoCAD through COM automatation,
but that's probalby not going to be very efficient on a server. The only
Autodesk-supported method to manipulate DWG files w/o AutoCAD is by using
RealDWG.

Dan

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I need to create autcadfiles form a server where autocad is not installed,
only the has dlls like 'acmgd.dll' and 'acdbmgd.dll', the dlls are from
autocad 2006.
The language I use is .Net C#.
Because we have different versions of autocad I need to be able to save the
document to different versions.
Is there anyone who can help me?
*Mike Tuersley
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Re: generate autocad document form server

11-22-2005 07:45 AM in reply to: Paul K91
Well, you have to have AutoCAD - either the RealDWG package or access to
AutoCAD somewhere. If the latter, you can do something like setup a
dedicated workstation that either monitors a queue for "drawing creation
requests" or try to control it through DCOM.

-- Mike
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