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Importing vector (Ai/DWG) formats into AD

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I know the question of importing Rhino created Ai files into AD has been asked a few times already.

The main goal is: Importing a vector export format (eg: AI, DWG, DXF, etc) which contains all layer information into AD. (PDF alas does not meet this goal)

I figure, since we're on Rhino 6.21 and AD 1.7.3, there might be some added support between these two.

So has there been any improvements on this particular part?


If not, has anyone had any success on importing DWG with layer information into AD?

I noticed this format is not supported on AD, is there a reason why?

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Well you have to use a by both apps commonly supported import/export format, for AD usually PDF and SVG are good try out candidates here (SVG with restrictions, as the AD parser doesn't handle everything SVG specific here). Other formats like Ai and EPS are restricted too, either to just import or just plain format exports. - Autocad DWG is AFAIK not supported by AD.

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