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19.03.2012, 11:40

HI,How can i open Auto CAD files Read Only (Externally) ...Any Sugguesstion 
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John Connor
19.03.2012, 16:25
You would have to find the file using Windows Explorer and remove the read-only attribute.  Instructions can easily be found on the Internet.  Are you on a network?  Does someone else have the file open?You could open the file as read only then do a "saveas" under a slightly different file name.

Vladimir Michl
19.03.2012, 17:33

There are multiple options to do this - see the tip: