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Autodesk AutoCAD DWG/DXF Reader/Writer

This format contains Autodesk® RealDWG by Autodesk, Inc.1Copyright © 1998-2006 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.

This chapter is about the AutoCAD DWG/DXF reader/writer and AutoCAD feature types supported by FME. For AutoCAD DWF information, please refer to the Autodesk AutoCAD DWF Reader/Writer.

FME can read and write files used by Autodesk® AutoCAD® and compatible systems. AutoCAD drawing files consist of drawing settings and configuration, as well as a series of entities, or graphic elements, organized into layers.

FME provides broad support for many AutoCAD entity types and options, and for reading and writing AutoCAD file versions up to and including 2013, produced by AutoCAD applications of version 2013 or newer.

When AutoCAD data is output, header information may be copied from a supplied template, or prototype, file.