All About CAD Conversion

Scan to AutoCAD - What You Need to Know

Posted by Diane Mitol on Fri, Mar 07, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Scan to AutoCAD - What You Need to Know

AutoCAD is commonly used by Architectural, Engineering and Mechanical firms to create and to digitally revise existing drawings.  Today’s affordable large format scanners, combined with effective raster conversion services and/or software,  provide the ability to translate old paper archive designs into AutoCAD files for permanent records and easy CAD updating.   The Scan to AutoCAD process converts paper drawings into DWG or DXF formats.

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How to Scan Paper Drawings to AutoCAD

Posted by Diane Mitol on Tue, Jan 21, 2014 @ 07:56 PM

How to Scan Paper Drawings to AutoCAD

If your engineering company uses AutoCAD and has paper drawing designs that need to be saved for future reference or for design changes, knowing how to handle these paper drawings in an AutoCAD environment is important.   What exactly is entailed when it comes to converting paper drawings to AutoCAD?  It is a two-part process.  First the drawings must be scanned; then the scanned file must be converted to an AutoCAD file. 

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