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Add a DWG/DXF file in a drawing table layout

Last updated March 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Add a DWG/DXF file in a drawing table layout

Add a DWG/DXF file in a drawing table layout

You can add DWG and DXF files in table layouts. For example, you might have some details in a DWG or DXF file that you want to show in certain types of drawings and therefore add the file in the layout. You can also use a DWG/DXF file as a print boundary in your drawing.

  1. On the Drawings & reports tab, click Drawing properties > Drawing layout .
  2. Select the layout you want to modify and click Table layout.
  3. Select the table layoutplan that defines the selection, placing, and scale of tables in a drawing

    you want to modify and click Tables.
  4. From the Available tables list, double-click DWG/DXF.
  5. Select the DWG/DXF file that you want to add.
  6. Click OK.
  7. From the Chosen tables list, click the selected DWG/DXF file and set the properties as required.

    For example, set the required scale and define the location for the DWG/DXF file in the drawing. Test the layout before using it to ensure, that the settings are as you wish.

  8. Click Update.
  9. Click OK.

Now you can create a drawing using the layout containing the DWG/DXF file. Check the drawing properties before creating a drawing to ensure that you are using the correct layout.

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