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Overall Chief Architect capability question? Import DWG files and use?

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Can CA do this? Overall Chief Architect capability question?  

 

From an emailed AutoCAD generated “dwg” cad file for a house, and after importing the “dwg” file to CA, make modifications to.

 

Trying to avoid re-do ing the file.  Move and add walls, use for building foundations, etc.…

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Imported ACAD drawings are simply CAD lines in Chief. They will no longer have wall information. Only 2d.

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Chief does have a "CAD to Walls" tool but very few use it

or have had luck in using it

 

most Chiefers import the CAD file, scale it, then trace over it with Chief's walls

and add doors and windows and then proceed from there to finish the plan

 

Lew

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