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  I have asked to the technical support of RISA and here is his reply. Hope
this can help.

  Junata

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Josh Plummer" <joshp(--nospam--at)risatech.com>
  To: "'Junata'" <multiconst(--nospam--at)sby.centrin.net.id>
  Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2004 6:10 AM
  Subject: RE: RISAFloor and importing .dxf files


  > Junata -
  >
  > Yes, the trickiest part of the DXF importing is getting the columns to
  > come in correctly.  If the columns do not come in correctly, then the
  > beams will not be imported.
  >
  > In your CAD file, the columns must each be defined as a "block".  The
  > insertion point of the block should correspond to the centerline of the
  > column.  The best way to see what we're talking about is to EXPORT the
  > tutorial file to DXF and see how we have defined the columns.
  >
  > Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments.
  >
  > Sincerely,
  >
  > Josh Plummer, SE
  >
  > RISA Technologies
  > support(--nospam--at)risatech.com
  > (949) 951-5815 voice
  > (949) 951-5848 fax
  > < http://www.risatech.com>
  >
  > -----Original Message-----
  > From: Junata [mailto:multiconst(--nospam--at)sby.centrin.net.id]
  > Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 2:11 PM
  > To: Josh Plummer
  > Subject: Fw: RISAFloor and importing .dxf files
  >
  >   Dear Josh,
  >   Will you explain me and also the lists, about the above subject??
  >   Thanks,
  >   Best Regards
  >   Junata
  >
  >   ----- Original Message -----
  >   From: "Michael S. Jones" <mjones(--nospam--at)ecilr.com>
  >   To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
  >   Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 8:03 PM
  >   Subject: RISAFloor and importing .dxf files
  >
  >
  >   > I've been trying out the risafloor demo and have had a few issues
  > while
  >   > importing .dxf files.  Mainly my beam layout doesn't seem to
  > translate.
  > All
  >   > the beams are on a specific layer along w/the columns and grid
  >   > lines/callouts.  The only objects that seem to make it thru the
  > translation
  >   > process are the grid callouts and column blocks.
  >   >
  >   > Anyway, does anybody have a tricks/tips/hints for using the dxf
  > import
  >   > method?
  >   >
  >   > Thanks in advance.
  >   >
  >   > M. Jones
  >   >
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