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ArchiCAD 19 – The Definitive Guide by Adam Rendek, Scott H. MacKenzie

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Exporting to CAD and other file formats

ArchiCAD has the ability to open and save various file types that are commonly used in other CAD and BIM programs. The recognition of out-of-the-box file types can be further extended with add-ons, enabling you to save additional file types. Communicating and coordinating with consultants who use other programs is an important part of project development. This is why the ability to read and write different file formats is valuable.

Where you save from matters

It is important to be aware of where you are in the project structure when you export or import non-native file formats. Depending on how you would like to use the information in these files, you can reference them in various parts of your modeling and ...

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