Save a drawing as a DWG or DXF file

  1. Open the Microsoft Office Visio drawing you want to save, and then, on the File menu, click Save As.

  2. Under Save as type, click AutoCAD Drawing (*.dwg) or AutoCAD Interchange (*.dxf).

  3. Click Save.

    Notes: 

    • If your Visio file has more than one drawing page, you must save each page separately.

    • When you save a Visio drawing as a DWG or DXF file, the drawing is saved with fills and hatches turned off. In AutoCAD, you can turn the fills and hatches back on by setting the FILLMODE system variable to 1 and then using the REGEN command to regenerate the drawing. For more information on settings in AutoCAD, refer to the documentation provided with the AutoCAD program.

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