Converting CAD Drawings into Visio 2007 Format

You can make many changes to inserted CAD drawings without converting them. However, you cannot delete, resize, or modify the objects in a drawing unless you convert them to Visio 2007 shapes. If you have an existing library of CAD symbols that you want to use in Visio 2007 diagrams, you probably want to convert them into reusable master shapes. Because a typical CAD drawing can include hundreds or thousands of objects, it’s best to convert selectively. Visio lets you convert objects in a CAD drawing that you’ve already imported on the basis of their layers or levels, which in many image manipulation and CAD programs are similar to Visio 2007 layers, in the original CAD drawing. You can also convert ...

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