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How to view .dwg files?

Post by cacheli » Tue Nov 15, 2005 8:22 pm

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how do I view a .dwg file with the Xnview when i Installed the program it said the file .dwg was supported but actually it's not what can i do to view the file

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Post by xnview » Tue Nov 15, 2005 8:33 pm

cacheli wrote:how do I view a .dwg file with the Xnview when i Installed the program it said the file .dwg was supported but actually it's not what can i do to view the file
Do you have the Third party plugin from cadsofttools?
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how to .dwg file

Post by cacheli » Tue Nov 15, 2005 8:50 pm

that for your reply I need a little more info on how to download the plugin from cadsofttools what address should I type...? or what do I have to do...?

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Re: how to .dwg file

Post by helmut » Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:23 pm

cacheli wrote:that for your reply I need a little more info on how to download the plugin from cadsofttools what address should I type...? or what do I have to do...?
For viewing .dwg files there is a CAD plugin needed provided by Cadsofttools. The CAD plug-in is shareware. You will need that plugin installed in the plug-ins directory to view the .dwg files.

A test version of the plugin for viewing .dwg files is included in the Complete version of XnView, which you can download on the XnView Download page.

Alternatively, you can download the CAD plugin only and add it to the current installation of XnView. You will find the download in the sections "Add-Ons", it's labeled "CAD plugins (DXF/DWG/HPGL)". For installation of the plugin and checking whether the plug-in is installed properly, see FAQ "Let's talk about Plug-Ins". The CAD plugin is listed in the Plug-Ins dialog as "CADImage.dll - DXF/DWG/HPGL decoder - (c) Soft Gold ..."

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