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Dashed line types gone whacky

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When I import an ACAD file (brought in a site plan from surveyor)the dashed line types all went nuts. I had to rebuild them all. This is the second time this has happened. The first time I thought it was something I had done but now I have isolated the instance to an auto cad import.

Question is.....I do not see any setting in VW at the import window that will overlook any linetypes or linescale issues.

Is this normal? ....And... Should I expect this to happen every time I import from ACAD? Or...? does anyone have suggustions?

Pete Anthony

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If you are referring to the line defaults being corrupted by ACAD (a regular occurance in my experience) i get around this by importing ACAD data into a new blank file and then copying the info into the VW file where it is needed.

This avoids the line types being corrupted in the target file.

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Thanks Grant M I will give this a try....duh should have seen that one commin....makes alot of sense.

Pete

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