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Jun 06, 2008

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Kevin Quigley

Ralph, Acrobat 8 3D and Acrobat 9 Extended both offer the capability to open and convert pretty much any 2D or 3D CAD format to PDF - this is the key selling feature of the software. It makes it a very suitable viewing solution (as you can measure and markup from the data) and even a way to distribute the actual geometry as you can "allow" the 3D format to hold the topological data in the file and let any user who opens the file saves it to STEP, Parasolid or STL. In this respect it makes it a very low cost file translation solution as well (low cost compared to buying translation tools for the likes of CATIA v5)

Nik

I am currently trying to convert a DWG to PDF (including layers) which i created in Solid edge, (exported model and paper space), but the DWG seems to come in at a scale 1:1 had hence I only see a cnr of the detail on the page in acrobat. what am I doing wrong, do I need to scale the DWG before I convert it. Any feedback would be great.
cheers

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