AutoCAD dxf (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format) is a CAD data file format developed by Autodesk for enabling data interoperability between AutoCAD and other programs (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AutoCAD_DXF).
It is certainly the most popular interchange format and is supported by a wide variety of applications including Autodesk tools (Inventor, Revit, 3DSMax, …) but also SketchUp pro, Dassault eDrawing and even OpenOffice Impress.
MagicPlan generates an AutoCAD 2012 version of the DXF specification.
Currently, each floor of your plan generates a separate DXF file.
The DXF model of each floor is split in 5 layers to facilitate element selection:
- Wall layer: this layer gathers all the walls and pillars. The walls are polylines of 15cm width when possible to guarantee the best visualization and allow easier selection;
- Door layer: this layer gathers all the doors. Each door is a separate block of DXF entities;
- Window layer: this layer gathers all the windows. Each window is a separate block of DXF entities;
- Furniture layer: this layer gathers all the furniture. Each furniture is a separate block of DXF entities;
- Text Layer: this layer contains all the text (currently the names of the rooms).
You can visit our Product section on our web site to download an example of DXF file.