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anna.johansson
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Converting old drawings

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04-25-2012 02:01 AM

I have a lot of old drawings made in AutoCAD r12. In this drawings there are text with ÅÄÖ in.

How do I make this letters readable? Now they are greekletters. In earlier versions there were a command called dbtrans.

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luconceicao
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Re: Converting old drawings

04-26-2012 08:30 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

Hi Anna,

 

Can you upload one of these files? I think that the font is missing.

There used to be a translator for similar files, but it only woks in AutoCAD 2000:

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=2525699&linkID=9240618

 

Cheers,

Luciane

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anna.johansson
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Re: Converting old drawings

05-02-2012 01:20 AM in reply to: anna.johansson
Here come one of my files
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luconceicao
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Re: Converting old drawings

05-02-2012 07:48 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

The file was not uploaded, is it too large?

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luconceicao
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Re: Converting old drawings

05-04-2012 09:17 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

Hi Anna,

If the file is too large we may need to setup an FTP folder.

Let me know.

Luciane

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anna.johansson
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Re: Converting old drawings

05-07-2012 12:17 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

No I dont think so, its only 245 kb.

I do know this with dbtrans but I dont have any computer that is so old, I have tryed to install AutoCAD 2000 but it dos not work.

 

What work is to change the font to fiso.shx, then its is readable but the ascii is still wrong. But it is a solution if nothingels works.

 

Now I test to add a file again.

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greg.battin
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Re: Converting old drawings

05-07-2012 05:41 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

I haven't tested it or even ever used it  - but dbtrans can be found here:

http://www.andor.net/ftp/ftp1/Program_masters/ACAD/BONUS/CADTOOLS/

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luconceicao
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Re: Converting old drawings

05-08-2012 08:13 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

Hi Anna,

 

I am not sure which language it is so I'm not sure how much this helps, but have you tried opening the file with Design Review 2013? It has a good file converter.

Give it a try and let us know if it helps you.

 

Cheers,

Luciane

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luconceicao
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Re: Converting old drawings

06-13-2012 07:42 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

Hi Anna,

I was on holiday and returning now.

Did you manage to resolve this one?

Cheers,

Luciane

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anna.johansson
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Re: Converting old drawings

06-13-2012 07:51 AM in reply to: anna.johansson

Hello, I have not have the time to try it yet but I will in next week.

I replay to you later, thank you fore your consern. / Anna

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