How do you flatten it before opening
Actually, the name of the Open Shape File it hung up on was Archstyl.shx;
I found it and put it in QuickCAD's Properties subdirectory and then it
opened fine, with notice that it was flattening 3D objects.
"Keith Sibbert [Autodesk Support]" wrote:
My guess would be that the drawing has 3D objects in it and QuickCad
doesn't do 3D. If you flatten the drawing file, you should be
able to open
it with no problems. The preview displays fine because it is
bitmap that is attached to the drawing file.
Bob Rowen wrote:
> I just obtained QuickCAD to work with several architects' dwg files.
> The first one freezes on the "Open Shape File" dialog box.
> The dwg file is about 300k, shows beautifully in the Preview window
> opens fine in NS with Vdraft.
> Any suggestions appreciated.
> By the way, are there sources for architecctual symbols other than
> Autodesk CD?
> Robert Rowen
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