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How to export linetypes from an AutoCAD DWG drawing?

A - answer With the free utility by CAD Studio - LinOut - you can automatically generate (extract) a linetype definition file (.LIN) back from your DWG drawing (incl. the shape+text information from complex linetypes).

Load the VLX utility in your AutoCAD session (with the main DWG drawing) with APPLOAD and start the LinOut command.

LinOut is available for download on www.cadstudio.cz/download (see also SW Development).

For hatch patterns use the PatOut utility

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2.8.2004    33303×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture · AutoCAD Map · MDT ·

See also:
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 11708:How to convert texts to block attributes (references)?
Tip 11448:Numbered linetypes for line grids.
Tip 11146:Metric linetypes by ISO and complex linetypes for utilities.
Tip 10926:Self-intersecting polylines and polylines with duplicate vertices.


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