Issue 13907 - Export to AutoCAD compatible file format
Summary: Export to AutoCAD compatible file format
Alias: None
Product: Draw
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1 Beta
Hardware: PC Windows 2000
: P3 Trivial with 5 votes (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: oooqa
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Reported: 2003-04-28 18:54 UTC by arnechaa
Modified: 2013-04-20 13:55 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Issue Type: FEATURE
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Description arnechaa 2003-04-28 18:54:25 UTC
It would be nice to be able to export a OO-Draw file to a AutoCAD compatible 
file format.

Comment 1 wolframgarten 2003-04-29 07:57:49 UTC
Reassigned to Bettina.
Comment 2 scarr 2003-06-26 05:34:49 UTC
What's the matter with exporting to PNG or JPG and then import it into
AutoCad.  You have several different graphics to choose from already.
Comment 3 arnechaa 2003-06-26 20:04:00 UTC
PNG and JPG can't be edited (at least not as vector graphics) in 
AutoCAD. You may start sketching in OODraw and then want to complete 
detailed drawing in AutoCAD (or give to someone who will, like an 

Comment 4 scarr 2003-06-27 01:21:38 UTC
Here are some format descriptions for DWG:

Here is a DXF description in depth:

AutoDesk apparently wants people to use DXF as the format of choice.
Comment 5 ace_dent 2008-05-16 02:37:46 UTC Issue Tracker - Feedback Request.

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Comment 6 bettina.haberer 2010-05-21 14:58:55 UTC
To grep the issues easier via "requirements" I put the issues currently lying on
my owner to the owner "requirements". 
Comment 7 sdy_moscow 2013-04-20 13:55:16 UTC
If somebody do it - it will be great thing. 
Draw is very free, good and easy to start working with simple engineering draws. But sometimes it's needed to give it to real engineering working and it is needed to full redraw in CAD.