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Topic ClosedHow to send large drawings

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18.Apr.2010 at 12:47
If you have a website, files could be uploaded to your site host; i.e.:
 
 
The public need not know the drawing is online.
The intended recipient would be sent the web address; i.e.:
 
 
You could also use any web storage service, to store drawings.
Years ago, I did this at work, to retrieve the files when I got home or to my destination. Worked great for many large files.
 
Keep in mind, the public can't see or download the data. Only the intended receiver, given the URL, could download the file(s).
 
Breaking the email files into multiple emails is a very good way to move data as Cad64 pointed out. Many corporate email programs will deny files over whatever limits they might have put in place.
 
Many ISP's also offer storage and/or URL's to their subscribers as part of the package deal. That location is also unknown until you pass it out to your intended receiver.


Edited by Tankman - 18.Apr.2010 at 12:50
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18.Apr.2010 at 00:09
I send and receive files through email every day. Sometimes the zip files can get up around 10mb, but 90% of the time they are much smaller than that. There have been times that I've broken the transfer into 2 or 3 emails in order to send all the files, and on rare occasions I will burn a disk and overnight it, but I've never had to involve a 3rd party online service.

So my question is, why can't you just send your files via email? If this is an ongoing issue, maybe you should look into setting up an ftp site.

Or maybe Pablo is just a spammer trying to advertise his new file transfer website, that delivers overnight in USA and Canada? LOL
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17.Apr.2010 at 22:57
A contractor recently sent me drawings via a service that I think was called  "Send BIG drawings" ........
 
----------- I wonder where they came up with that idea???!!!!!  Wink
 
Anyway, it was the first time that I had ever seen that service.
 
Sometimes I've had to split drawings up into smaller packets and send them.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16.Dec.2009 at 14:39
What do i think? lol, that i could just do that myself. or upgrade outlook to handle gigabit files. or use 'pack and go', then stuff it all into a zipped folder....or..lol theres a million ways to skin the cat of file transfer, none of which have to involve a 3rd party.
personally, i wouldnt do it. and then on top of all that, what about confidentiality? or however you spell that, lol. stupid spell checkErmm
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15.Dec.2009 at 02:19
Well, I used to use Yousendit to send large drawings.  But sometimes, the end user do not download them in time. 

What do you think of this new service: www.shipyourdata.com wich allow you to upload your drawings, burn a CD on-line and get it delivered overnight in USA or Canada ?

plz let me know!

Thanks.



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