Convert PDF Underlays to AutoCAD Objects

10 Dec, 2017 By: Lynn Allen

You know you want it: With a click of a button you can convert PDF files to AutoCAD objects. No more tedious tracing on top of PDFs to recreate objects? It’s time to celebrate!

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Re: Convert PDF Underlays to AutoCAD Objects
by: jmaeding
December 11, 2017 - 4:04pm
Lynn, Its good to see how a command works, and you demo them as good as anyone, but that linework you extracted will take more time to check for correctness than if drawn from scratch. Things like non-parallel lines are very hard to catch, and then all the items after this drafting step fall victim to saving a few minutes of drawing. Its like the linework is only good if you don't care about its accuracy/cleanliness, in which case the pdf probably would have been fine. If the pdf was ok, then it should be converted to an image for more stable plotting.
Re: Convert PDF Underlays to AutoCAD Objects
by: bdeshawn
December 11, 2017 - 3:57pm
What versions of AutoCAD can do this?