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I have a set of DWG files which are not recognized by AutoCAD.

A - answer Please verify you are using the right (latest) version of AutoCAD to open the drawings (see DWG versions in Tip 868).

Your DWG files may also come from an old CAD application "DRAFIX" which has used the same extension but a completely different file format which is not readable by AutoCAD. Such "DWG" files start with binary (hex) values 04-05-00.

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21.11.2001    5832x  
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See also:
Tip 11337:Convert 3D PDF files back to CAD models.
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts.
Tip 10952:All DWG texts in UPPERCASE.
Tip 10926:Self-intersecting polylines and polylines with duplicate vertices.
Tip 10903:How to import an Illustrator file (.AI) into AutoCAD (.DWG)?


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