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chuckeroo
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« on: June 03, 2019, 16:16:28 pm »

I have downloaded some dwg files for a blast gate . when i open them in cambam there are only machining operations with no drawing to manipulate. how can i convert them to cb? tried saving them as cb. and still no drawing.                               
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2019, 19:17:56 pm »

Hello

DWG is the native AutoCAD format ; you can't open it on CB ; first you must convert it to DXF and then open in CB.

Some DWG to DXF converters.

http://dwg2dxf.softwaresea.com/Windows-software-download/dwg2dxf

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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2019, 13:07:08 pm »

Did you try "save as", and select .dxf format?
Johnny

EDIT   Oops - I'm guessing that you didn't create the files in Acad, but got them somewhere else.
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« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2019, 02:08:44 am »

Thanks david !
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« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2019, 02:09:46 am »

Yes i did John.
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