I received a drawing from one of our consultants and somehow can't open any version of it they've sent.
Already tried recovery and referencing.
I don't which version of Civil 3D they use but my is 2013.
However I can open it in DWG Viewer and Global Mapper.
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Solved! by antoniovinci. See the answer in context.
You could try to open it in Autodesk Trueview, then convert to an older DWG release...
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According to Autodesk a 2014 drawings should open in 2013 and have the Civil 3D objects usable. In any case it should have opened in 2013 with proxy objects if nothing else. Maybe it was exported from another piece of software and was supposed to be compatible but wasn't quite. You'd have to pick apart the drawing file to find out. The only thing I know how to tell from a drawing file is what version it was produced in.
Just good that TrueView was able to rescue it. I wonder if any Civil 3D objects survived. I wouldn't think so.
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