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Neil47

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 how to create a dwf file in autocad or in zwcad?
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How to create a dwf file in autocad or in zwcad? I need to send my drawing to clients for viewing. Can anyone tell me how to make dwf from dwg?
Thanks in advance for any response.

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hi Neil, you can make a dwf file from dwg by Publish or Plot.

Plot DWG to DWF:

1. Firstly, you need the "DWF6 ePlot" virtual printer.
Run PLOT command, in the printer list, choose "Add new plotter..." to open "Add Plotter-Introduction Page", click Next. Choose "My Computer" and Next, Choose "ZWCAD DESIGN ePlot(DWF)" and click Next to create plotter.

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2. Open the dwg drawing that you want to convert to dwf file, use the new created plotter "DWF6 ePlot.pc5" to plot the dwg file to dwf.



Publish DWG to DWF:

"Publish" is used more frequently than "Plot" to make dwf from dwg.

1. Open the dwg file that you want to convert to dwf. Run command PUBLISH, you will see the model page and all layout pages list in the publish dialog box, you can add or remove page to publish.

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2. In the option "Publish to", choose DWF from the drop-down list.

3. Click Publish button to make dwf files.

Additional, click the Publish Option button, you can make many setting for publishing, for example publish to single file to multi-page dwf file, to include layer information or not, to set a password to open this dwf file or not.

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