Category Archives: PDF

Import PDF Geometery

New in AutoCAD 2017 is the much-needed ability to import PDFs. This new feature will import geometry and True Type Fonts (.ttf) only. If your PDF file contains fonts that use an .shx font, that text will be imported as … Continue reading

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Helpful Settings for Plotting 3D Solids in AutoCAD

This post isn’t a fix-all solution but it has helped printing/plotting issues that I’ve recently encountered. There are some helpful AutoCAD variables and an adjustment to your preferred “Visual style(s)” that can help make printing 3D solids look correct in … Continue reading

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Free ways to convert PDFs to DWG

Here are two ways to convert PDF documents into .DWG (drawing) files. These are in fact free and they do a great job for the price. They both work the same in that the free versions will not process layer … Continue reading

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