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d_r_wright
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"Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

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10-29-2012 07:46 AM

"Non Autodesk DWG.  This DWG file was saved by a software application that was
not developed or licensed by Autodesk.  Autodesk cannot guarantee the
application compatibility or integrity of this file."

 

In opening some drawings made by a Non-AutoDesk program, I get the above message. There does not appear to be any problem with the drawings, I can work with them no problem with AutoCad, but the message seems to remain even after saving the drawing with AutoCad.

 

I know that setting DWGCHECK to 0 can suppress the message, but is there a way of getting rid of the message for good.

 

Thanks for any help,

Doug

 

Autocad LT 2012 F.205.0.0, English SP2

Windows 7

 

 

I only use LT2009, but I've had this problem and here is my workaround.

 

1. Open up the affected drawing and copy EVERYTHING in model space into the windows clipboard

2. Start a new blank drawing.

3. Paste the clipboard into your new drawing.

4. Save the drawing.

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hwalker
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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-29-2012 08:00 AM in reply to: d_r_wright

I only use LT2009, but I've had this problem and here is my workaround.

 

1. Open up the affected drawing and copy EVERYTHING in model space into the windows clipboard

2. Start a new blank drawing.

3. Paste the clipboard into your new drawing.

4. Save the drawing.

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d_r_wright
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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-29-2012 08:54 AM in reply to: hwalker

Thanks,

 

I will try the clipboard method.

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Charles_Shade
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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-29-2012 09:39 AM in reply to: d_r_wright

Or WBLOCK.

 

Please mark any response as "Accept as Solution" if it answers your question.
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d_r_wright
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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-29-2012 10:01 AM in reply to: d_r_wright

hwalker,

 

It appears that your method works. it looks like I have to do it with both Model and Paper Space since Paper Space for this customer contains their border and some other entities.

 

I will have to figure out if I can do this with a script file using Autocad LT 2012.

 

Thanks,

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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-29-2012 10:04 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

Charles,

 

Wblock, selecting the entire drawing results in the "Non Autodesk DWG...." message

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Charles_Shade
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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-29-2012 10:50 AM in reply to: d_r_wright

Thanks for letting me know and the follow up.

Did you mark Howards as the Solution?

Regards, Charles Shade            Win8 FAQ
CSHADEDESIGN|AUTOCAD LT|LT-KB|DYNAMIC BLOCKS

 
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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-30-2012 04:53 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

I appreciate all the suggestions from the users for my problem here.

 

My suggestion to AutoDesk would be to drop the message that says "Non Autodesk Dwg..." and only give a message if there are Corrupted or Unknown entities in a drawing.

 

Thanks,

Doug

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pendean
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Re: "Non Autodesk DWG..." Remains in dwg header forever?

10-30-2012 06:15 AM in reply to: d_r_wright
The message is not an ERROR, it's informational. That's it. It's never going away AFAIK.
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