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Q: Am I importing DWG incorrectly?

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So, is it possible that I'm not importing dwgs in the most optimal way for success?

 

Everything comes across but some things are off.

 - arrow heads don't match

 - insulation batting does not match (probably a line type mismatch between CA and Autodesk

 - the diagonal line (as in 1/2") disappeared.  It has happened on all the times I imported my dwg wall details and once on a 5/8" sheet rock reference.

 

video explains best

 

 

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Not sure about the fractions or insulation but the arrows may be happier if you explode before importing.  Chief did some work on that but not sure it is correct yet, unless it is following your chief defaults.  Hard to know for sure without the file.

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You're correct about the batt insulation - it is an Autocad Linetype that isn't supported by Chief's Line Styles.

I don't know why Chief would interpret the same fraction incorrectly, but you could modify the text in Autocad with the Stack Properties before importing.

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@para-CADSelect all the text, open it, don't change anything and then close it. See if that fixes it...

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