Dialog: DXF-Element

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Dialog: DXF-Element


Do File Open > DXF file-type to add a DXF-drawing and DXF-element to the Assembly-Tree.

The DXF element is the container for a DXF-drawing.

Use the DXF-Element dialog-box to:

Link the DXF-Element to a different DXF-drawing

Apply different Linear Units to the DXF-drawing

Use the CAD-Line > DXF tab to show the DXF-drawing in the graphic-area.

How to open the DXF Element dialog-box

Editing the DXF-Element from the Assembly-Tree

Editing the DXF-Element from the Assembly-Tree

To edit the DXF-Element

1.Find a DXF-ElementRed-14-1b in the Assembly-Tree

2.Right-click the DXF-Element

In the contextual-menu:

3.Click Edit ElementRed-14-2

- or -

See How to open a dialog-box


The DXF-Element dialog-box is now open.

DXF-Element dialog-box


File name, Path, and Units

DXF-Drawing file-name ; Path


1.Click the Browse button to find and select a DXF-drawing.

DXF-Drawing Units

To show the DXF-Drawing to the correct scale, use the DXF Units of the original DXF-Drawing.

To apply a new DXF-Drawing and Units to a DXF-Element


1.Click Apply MD-Apply-14-24 to link the DXF-Drawing with the DXF-Element.

2.Click Close MD-OK-smallest to close the dialog-box.