Articles for the ‘Working with CAD (.dwg / .dxf) drawings’ Category

Integrating Part Information
Last modified: Nov 16, 2015

To non-standard components, such as SketchUp objects, graphics-only Edit Graphics object, CAD objects, and Custom Shape objects, you can embed additional part information, for example an item description or price. When right-clicking on a supported object, the menu displays a list of databases from which you can pull information: The availability of databases is based ...

Exporting a drawing
Last modified: Nov 30, 2018

Exporting to .dwg or .dxf You can export CET Designer drawings to the CAD file formats .dwg and .dxf. The option Export Drawing in the File menu will bring up a Save as dialog where you can enter a file name and pick .dwg or .dxf as file type. Clicking Save will then direct you to the Export ...

Working with Imported CAD Files
Last modified: Nov 30, 2018

        After you have imported a Cad file, you can select the drawing in the 2D view which will bring up a property box with the following options: Lock Position: Selecting this checkbox locks the drawing’s position in the drawing area and prevents moving the drawing by mistake. Note, however, that you ...

Importing dwg/dxf Files
Last modified: Nov 30, 2018

        CET Designer allows you to import CAD-files with the file formats dwg or dxf. The CAD (dwg/dxf) dialog icon on the Tools component tab.   Import a drawing Follow the steps below to import a dwg/dxf drawing: Select Import CAD (dwg/dxf) drawing from the File menu, alternatively click the CAD (dwg/dxf) dialog icon on the Tools component tab. Click ...