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In what formats can 3-d model files be saved to transfer from p.c. vw 8.5.2 to another computer & cad program?

DOES ANYBODY HAVE AN ANSWER??

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Export DXF/DWG will work with some programs, but VW objects will lose their "intelligent" properties. Which programs are you exporting to?

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hi -

i have never tried this before, but i understand that one must have their model in a 3d view (NOT TOP/PLAN view) in order for it to work properly. the problem is, if your model is made from linked layers, you will not be able to export a single file containing the entire model. this topic has been discussed to great extent on the VectorWorks User Fourm. Someone in that forum wrote a vectorscript which temporarily converts all layer links to 'symbols', allowing a person to export to .dxf. dig through the archives for it.

here is the URL for the VW User Forum:

http://peach.ease.lsoft.com/archives/vectorworks-l.html

good luck.

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