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Re: MISC- AutoCAD Conversion To Microstation

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CanitzCF(--nospam--at) wrote:
> My office presently prepares small fit-up designs for a DOD client. The client
> utilizes Microstation for their in-house design and as database to maintain
> as-builts. We presently use AutoCAD R13. Upon construction completion of a
> particular project, we are required to forward the electronic as-built file to
> the client so that they can update their database. The problem is Microstation
> will sometimes not read paperspace or block attribute information as developed
> on the AutoCAD drawing. Although we export the files in a .dxf format, there
> obviously is a conversion problem.
> Has anyone encountered similar past problems? If so, how did you correct the
> problem? Is there a commercially available converter utility for this type of
> situation?
> Thanks in advance.
> Charlie Canitz, PE
> Bel Air, MD
Visit the Bentley FTP site to download updated conversion utilities.