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Export geometry only in a dxf format from drawings

bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 809 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited February 2021 in Product Feedback
I create most of my dxf files from 1:1 scaled drawings in Onshape (old habit hard to break). Issue I am having is when I .dxf a flat pattern. Even though I hide the bend notes and only the geometry appears on the screen when exporting the .dxf file the bend note is still attached in which the note needs to be removed in CAM and or opened in another CAD software, removed, and save again as a .dxf. Would like the ability to have another option in the download menu to dxf geometry only.

Current result:

Proposed solution:

Bryan Lagrange
Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign


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    lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 2,003
    @bryan_lagrange These are automatically placed on a layer for control when done from the flat patter area.  From a drawing,  if I right click on the bend notes in Onshape drawings and hide them, the DXF does not have the bend notes. Have you tried this?
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
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    bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 809 ✭✭✭✭✭
    This is what I am getting>

    Here is the flat pattern with notes and bend line

    I hide the bend notes and bend lines before exporting then export to .dxf format

    This is what I get in the CAM software when opening the .dxf

    Bryan Lagrange
    Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

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