Converting DXF files and correcting "problem spots"

<< Click to Display Table of Contents >>

Navigation:  Tutorials > DXF Import >

Converting DXF files and correcting "problem spots"

The main step of the import process is the conversion of all DXF data, which can be found on the visible layers. Often, not all line segments  can be transformed to closed regions, "problem spots" or conflicts need to be corrected manually.

 

Sample 1: window construction

, : Click on the arrows in the graphic below to navigate in tutorial 3.

 

Sample 2: roof-wall junction

: Click on the arrows in the graphic below to navigate in tutorial 3.

 
 

Summary

Imported DXF-data are converted to flixo domains by clicking on the button in the DXF Import message bar or by chosing the menu command Tool.DXF Conversion respectively by clicking on the according icon in the standard toolbar. All closed regions are automatically inserted into the model page.

By clicking on the  button in the DXF Import message bar , the next problem spot is enlarged. There are two types of problem spots : Edges that are not used and line segments which are not closed.

Edges which are not used can be deleted or ignored, and line segments which are not closed can be closed with the Select, Move, Scale tool .

After the conversion and as soon as all problem spots are solved the program skips automatically onto the report page. Even if problem spots still exist, you can open the model page, in which all existing domains are shown.