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Can't import DXF into a sketch

HerrrCulesHerrrCules Member Posts: 2
I wanted to import a DXF file (from an airfoil) into a sketch in Onshape to extrude a wing. 
However, I encounter an error ('The DXF/DWG file was imported with the following error: - Unrecognized element could not be imported.'). 
I suspect that I might not have the correct DXF version; according to the editor, I have version AC1024. 
The strange thing is that I can open the DXF in preview, and everything seems fine there (I believe). 

How can I resolve this?


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,253
    It doesn't like the spline - if you right click the tab of the dxf and "create drawing" then go to the drawing and right click tab and export to dxf and check "splines to polylines" then reimport that it should work.
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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