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#65161 by gcarter
Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:49 pm
The most frequent problem i have with DWG imports is a message "Invalid zoom window defined".
What is the ACAD sender doing wrong in the export process?


#65162 by Neil Blanchard
Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:19 am
Hi Geoff,

If all the layers are on, then that message means there are no entities in the file. And usually this means they are using an overlay program that has proprietary entities that are not getting exported in the DWG. They would need to save a copy of their file, and then "explode" the proprietary entities and then export the DWG.
#74956 by JSmith
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:41 am
Hi Geoff,
I'm running into the same issue when trying to import .dxf files. Would doing the same resolve that issue as well?

Thank you,
Jeremy Smith

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