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Exporting a dfx file


I have a large file (26MB) of a metal panel with hundreds of cut out holes. I exported it as a dxf file. The CAD tech receiving it told me I need to send with lines and arcs only, no polylines or splines. When I tried converting to lines, the file crashed. How do I do this?

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Is there more drawing data in the file than just the panel? VW can get overwhelmed IME if t has too much data to work with.


To further reduce data consider deleting the other side of the sheet (obv. do all this on a file copy).


Has all the hole work all been done in VW, or do the holes come from somewhere else? Different CADs have diff. ways of making things which can make things difficult.


Your post title has dfx, you should correct that as people won't find your post, also what  vw version are you using?

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