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Logo import of DXF is not correct

jan_eric_krusejan_eric_kruse Member Posts: 2
Hey ho,
I have a problem to import a logo file as an DXF.
Everytime when I import a DXF Logo file, onshape destroys the DXF sketch and my logo file looks like crap. Lines, points or whole parts of my logo are missing.

Short explanation how I create the DXF file:
I open an AI file in Illustrator and export it to a DXF file.
When I export it to DXF I can choose in which AutoCAD-Version I wanna export e.g. 2010/2011/2023.

It doesn't mater what version I choose for export. Everytime it destroys my dxf logo file.

Anybody an idea what I do wrong or how I can fix this problem?


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    martin_kopplowmartin_kopplow Member Posts: 393 PRO
    DXF is the BMP of CAD. The worst legacy troublemaker ever, in all CAD systems I know, even in AutoCAD. I usually use a free demo of DoubleCAD to check (and repair if required) 2D DXF files before bringing them into CAD.

    I wish we could import (as opposed to only display) SVG or vector PDF from AI, that would make communication with graphics designers much much easier.
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    S1monS1mon Member Posts: 2,560 PRO
    Other CAD tools have implemented SVG import. It can definitely be done.
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    dirk_van_der_vaartdirk_van_der_vaart Member Posts: 547 ✭✭✭
    Use Inkscape to create your DXF 
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