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    Question Converting multiple DWG files to older version

    I have a few dozen 2007 version DWG files that I need to save as 2004 version DWG files. Is there an easy (automated) method for this, instead of opening/saving one at a time? Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Converting multiple DWG files to older version

    Download DWG Trueview - it includes a tool to do batch conversions.

    http://www.autodesk.com/dwgtrueview
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    Default Re: Converting multiple DWG files to older version

    Quote Originally Posted by amsterdamn View Post
    I have a few dozen 2007 version DWG files that I need to save as 2004 version DWG files. Is there an easy (automated) method for this, instead of opening/saving one at a time? Thanks in advance.
    Can you insert your files as blocks then convert them.?

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    Default Re: Converting multiple DWG files to older version

    Quote Originally Posted by rkmcswain View Post
    Download DWG Trueview - it includes a tool to do batch conversions.

    http://www.autodesk.com/dwgtrueview
    Thanks, I'll give that a try.

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    Default Re: Converting multiple DWG files to older version

    If you use eTransmit for your dwgs, there is an option to convert the copies to another version.
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    Default Re: Converting multiple DWG files to older version

    Yup, eTransmit is the way to go!!!

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    Default Re: Converting multiple DWG files to older version

    And then (if using SAVEAS or eTransmit) you could use ScriptPro to run a set of commands in a SCR file on multiple drawings. So the few dozen could become one instruction (without that huge DWGTrueView download).
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