AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

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Shrinking file size

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10-08-2012 08:32 AM

Hello all,


Was wondering if others could share thier tips/ tricks for shrinking file sizes.I have one in particular Which is not working well. It seems there are BIM objects in it, Is there a command to remove some of the "intelligent" features from the file?


Or, what would be your usual courese of action to get the file size down?

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Re: Shrinking file size

10-08-2012 08:40 AM in reply to: jleonard2500



WBLOCK to new drawing

DXFout to R12 then DXFin




All of the above.


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Re: Shrinking file size

10-08-2012 08:49 AM in reply to: Patchy



>> a command to remove some of the "intelligent" features



And additional to Patchy's ones

  • _-PURGE and use the option to purge application-registration items
  • copy&paste objects into a new drawing.


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