Advice on exporting DXF from Illustrator

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Advice on exporting DXF from Illustrator

Postby Dadders » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:16 pm

Hi,

Please can someone help me.

When I export a DXF from Illustrator and import into Aspire and create a tool path the lines in the design break apart.

I currently export the DXF from Illustrator as AutoCAD Version R13/LT95 should I not use this setting?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Advice on exporting DXF from Illustrator

Postby martin54 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:24 am

Have you tried saving as earlier versions? Not sure what version would export the best as I always export from the vector based software I use as EPS.

Exporting as EPS will generally give you a cleaner file with far fewer nodes than DXF
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Re: Advice on exporting DXF from Illustrator

Postby mtylerfl » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:53 am

I've had good luck with R12 imports - a fairly generic version. I THINK R12 is the version that Vectric products use for exporting DXF files from Aspire and VCP.

Aside...I also have good luck with AutoCad 2004 DXF version (for a different software though...I don't recall trying importing AC 2004 DXF into Vectric software)
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