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How to use AutoCAD drawing standards file (.dws format)?

    
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kmankov

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 How to use AutoCAD drawing standards file (.dws format)?
29-05-2013 05:53 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
I have had a small exposure to using a Standard file and would like more information on how to use AutoCAD drawing standards file. How to use dws file?Can anyone tell me how to get more information?

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SLW210

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29-05-2013 05:54 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
DWS (DraWing Standard) is the file extension of template files for the standards checks. It is used in the drawing standards functions. You can create a DWS file using the Save As command.

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Jenny

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11-09-2013 03:02 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Reply 2# SLW210

Thanks for the answer, DWS is ZWCAD+'s standard file too. Use command SAVEAS you can save a DWG to DWS file.

Use ZWCAD+ to save DWG to DWS, free for 30 days: http://www.zwsoft.com/zwcad/ZWCAD_Overview/

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lewnat1233

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25-10-2013 06:30 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
The DWS file should be handled with great care.If there are some templates associated with that please have a check.
Thanks

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horia

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10-08-2015 04:59 . am   |   View his/her posts only
what happened with the DWS file in zwcad 2015? there is no possiblity to save a DWS in this version!?!

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horia

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13-08-2015 03:33 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Hi, Jenny, there is no possibility to save a DWS file in ZWCAD 2015, in case you did not notice it.
So your recommendation is not true. zwcad does not offer, in the command "saveas" any DWS file format!
zwcad has in this moment NO dws support.

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Jan Pajerchin

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02-09-2015 04:30 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Dont worry.

To create a DWS file save the file in the desired DWG format, and then rename the DWG file using a .dws extension.
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