Exported DXF problem

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I have sent an exported DXF to a sheet metal shop and they can't open it (I believe they are using AutoCAD, I'm checking on this). With V20 this was never a problem (I'm currently running ST2).

I can open the file with ST2.

Has anyone else had this issue?

Thanks,

Tim
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Re: Exported DXF problem

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By default ST2 saves the DXF to Autocad version 2000. Can't remember what
version of DXF SEV20 had but try saving to an older verson of DXF like V14.
David
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> I have sent an exported DXF to a sheet metal shop and they can't open
> it. With V20 this was never a problem (I'm currently running ST2).
>
> I can open the file with ST2.
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> Has anyone else had this issue?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Tim
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Re: Exported DXF problem

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I sent a DWG and all seems to be well.

I opened V20 and it defaults to AutoCAD 2000.

I still have V20 on my system because I didn't like ST2 (still not crazy about the interface) when I first installed it. This doesn't seem to be causing problems - it is advisable to uninstall V20?

Thanks,

Tim

Re: Exported DXF problem

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Tim,
You should not have two versions installed at the same time.
This is a problem with the ST2 installation.
It should check for an existing installation and not allow the new version
to install without uninstalling the older version.
This can cause problems, but i doubt that it is the problem you are seeing
with the DXF file.
Uninstall ST2 first. Then uninstall V20.
Then install whichever version you need.
Regardss,
Rick B.