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Import options


Hi,
Does anyone know of a easy way to import a pdf to SE2d?
Currently I'm saving it as a Bitmap and drawing around the lines, but I know there
is some native data in the PDFs that can be changed to vector lines and I think
I've seen a PDF imported into a autoCad clone.
Is this an option in version 20? (or will it be in version 21?)
Even if one can only import as a background image, this might be acceptable.
This is to help with quotation processes where the client sends out a PDF which
may require alteration. (i.e. no copyright issues)
-Andy
www.continual-motion.com
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Re: Import options


Hello Andy,
Importing pdf in acad can be done by using Illustrator inbetween and save as dxf
in illustrator. This seems also an option to do with SE2D. Another way of doing
is by copy/paste. This works with adobe reader/MS powerpoint very fine.
Please let me know if you find out anything.
Regards, Kasper
"Andy Southern" wrote:
>
>Hi,
>
>Does anyone know of a easy way to import a pdf to SE2d?
>
>Currently I'm saving it as a Bitmap and drawing around the lines, but I know
>there
>is some native data in the PDFs that can be changed to vector lines and I
>think
>I've seen a PDF imported into a autoCad clone.
>
>Is this an option in version 20? (or will it be in version 21?)
>
>Even if one can only import as a background image, this might be acceptable.
>
>This is to help with quotation processes where the client sends out a PDF
>which
>may require alteration. (i.e. no copyright issues)
>
>-Andy
>www.continual-motion.com

Re: Import options


Hello Andy,
Importing pdf in acad can be done by using Illustrator inbetween and save as dxf
in illustrator. This seems also an option to do with SE2D. Another way of doing
is by copy/paste. This works with adobe reader/MS powerpoint very fine.
Please let me know if you find out anything.
Regards, Kasper
"Andy Southern" wrote:
>
>Hi,
>
>Does anyone know of a easy way to import a pdf to SE2d?
>
>Currently I'm saving it as a Bitmap and drawing around the lines, but I know
>there
>is some native data in the PDFs that can be changed to vector lines and I
>think
>I've seen a PDF imported into a autoCad clone.
>
>Is this an option in version 20? (or will it be in version 21?)
>
>Even if one can only import as a background image, this might be acceptable.
>
>This is to help with quotation processes where the client sends out a PDF
>which
>may require alteration. (i.e. no copyright issues)
>
>-Andy
>www.continual-motion.com

Re: Import options


I'm trying to do this without any additional software (like Illustrator).
Is there a freeware/shareware equivelant?
Cheers,
-Andy.


"Kasper S." wrote:
>
>Hello Andy,
>
>Importing pdf in acad can be done by using Illustrator inbetween and save
>as dxf
>in illustrator. This seems also an option to do with SE2D. Another way of
>doing
>is by copy/paste. This works with adobe reader/MS powerpoint very fine.
>Please let me know if you find out anything.
>
>Regards, Kasper
>
>"Andy Southern" wrote:
>>
>>Hi,
>>
>>Does anyone know of a easy way to import a pdf to SE2d?
>>
>>Currently I'm saving it as a Bitmap and drawing around the lines, but I know
>>there
>>is some native data in the PDFs that can be changed to vector lines and I
>>think
>>I've seen a PDF imported into a autoCad clone.
>>
>>Is this an option in version 20? (or will it be in version 21?)
>>
>>Even if one can only import as a background image, this might be acceptable.
>>
>>This is to help with quotation processes where the client sends out a PDF
>>which
>>may require alteration. (i.e. no copyright issues)
>>
>>-Andy
>>www.continual-motion.com

>
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