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Import DWG mapping

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Hi all,

 

We receive a lot of surveys from the same company and their layers are always the same in their DWG's.

Although before bringing these in to a model, i am currently opening a blank VW file and cleaning up the survey into our own class's.

Is there a way that i can write a Map, where the DWG layers automatically changes to their relevant VW class upon import?

 

Many thanks in advance for any advice,

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@Kane - you can also use the "shuttle file" approach where you import the .dwg into a blank VW file, then save that file as "Source".  Then open your working file and REFERENCE the Source file into your working file.  This way you won't get all their classes/layers in your working file.  This avoids having to do any mapping at all.  Another benefit is if/when the .dwg info needs to be updated.  Just re-import the .dwg into the Source file, save it, then in your working file, update the Reference.

 

Wes

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