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does anyone know the maximum size of .dxf file that can be imported into vectorworks 2017? I am trying to import an Ordnance Survey dataset of part of Devon in the UK, and I keep getting the insuffcient memory error. My PC is brand new (less that 1 month ) and pretty powerful. I'll put the specs at the bottom of this thread. Any help would be most useful.




Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor

Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard

Samsung 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive x2

Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory

Asus GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Dual Video Card

Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler

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When importing into VW do you have your units set to the desired scale, e.g. 1:500 or similar? I have found that this sometimes eases the pain. If that doesn't work can you have them send you the file in parts? If that doesn't work I would be happy to give it a shot!


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What is the OS product you are trying to import?

Is it Mastermap, VectorrMap Local or one of the others?

I have imported many OS maps and may be able to offer a suggestion.

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