Importing DXF/DWG Made Easier

In version 3.5 of AllyCAD importing DXF/DWG files is easier with the introduction of a Wizard that assists the user during the importing process.

File Menu › Open


Select AutoCAD DWG or AutoCAD DXF

Once the file is selected, click Open to continue.


The first dialog that appears, allows the user to select the Paper Size, the Scale of the drawing, the coordinate system, and what colours to use.

Click Next, to continue.


The Font Mappings can be set on the next screen.

Click Finish to continue.

If the drawing contains layouts, a dialog will appear allowing the user to either select the required layout or load the modelspace portion of the drawing.


Click Yes to show the layouts in the drawing. Click No to load Modelspace. If there is more than 1 layout, you will be asked to select which layout you wish to load:


Select the required layout and click OK to continue.

Switching off the Wizard


By default the Wizard is enabled. To disable the Wizard.

Setting Menu › System Settings



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