Tag: dwg

DWG File Won’t Load or Save

Ever had that sinking feeling when the 5 MB drawing tht a you have spent the last 2 years working on won’t save the latest updates and reports invalid data or corrupt file? Scary as this may seem there are steps you can take to clean up your DWG and sleep again.

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A Standard Word Processor Format at last! …Now how about for CAD?

With the wide interest in the OpenDWG Alliance and the work of the IAI and STEP, many users continue to bemoan the lack of adequate standards for text documents.  Although the wide adoption of Microsoft Office has brought a degree of standardisation to document exchange in business, but it is a pseudo-standard rather akin to the ‘de-facto’ CAD standard being claimed for Autodesk’s proprietary DWG file format.


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