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How to view DWG/DXF e-mail attachments on a mobile phone?

A - answer There is an alternative way of viewing CAD files using the cloud service Autodesk A360 Team (much safer than e-mails) and use its embedded viewer to view and share documents instead of using e-mails.

But you can also directly view DWG and DXF e-mail attachments. You just need to install the free mobile application AutoCAD 360 (for Android or iOS - depending on the type of the mobile phone or tablet). E-mail attachments (both DWG and DXF) will be then directly opened in your local mobile AutoCAD (you don't need to care about the underlaying cloud service) and - beside interactive viewing - you can also edit and markup 2D CAD drawings on your smartphone.

An example - incoming e-mail with a DWG attachment (in Czech: Zprava=Message; Prilohy=Attachments; Nahled=Preview):

Opening the attachment in AutoCAD 360 (tapping on the Preview button):

ACAD360DWG
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22.10.2014    3095x  
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applies to: AutoCAD 360 · DWG ·

See also:
Tip 10301:How to export PDF with hyperlinks from AutoCAD?
Tip 10182:How to create a PDF file from DWG without AutoCAD?
Tip 9860:Displaying a DWG including GPS position on a mobile phone or tablet.
Tip 9156:I have enabled saving to cloud but my newly saved DWG is not in the cloud.
Tip 8991:How to convert a DWG drawing to SVG?


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