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cant open .dwg files

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01-14-2013 11:12 AM

Hello all,

I am using an educational version of inventor 2013 and I have been making part drawings and saving them as .dwg. I have tried to view these files using edrawings at school and it says there is a error in viewing the files. I have also sent the files to several friends that have various programs for viewing dwg files and none of them are able to open the files. I can open  them perfectly fine from my computer using dwg truview. I have also tried saving them as different file types such as .dxf but these wont open either. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Re: cant open .dwg files

01-14-2013 12:10 PM in reply to: carnahan.11

Could try saving as *.dwfx - should be able to open with Internet Explorer if running Vista or Windows 7 OS.

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