Remove VIEWPORT Entity in saved DXF file

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machinekoder
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Remove VIEWPORT Entity in saved DXF file

Post by machinekoder » Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:29 pm

Is there a way to prevent QCAD from writing a VIEWPORT Entity to the exported DXF file?

The exported file is read back by an external program that does not support VIEWPORT entities, so it would be great if I could somehow disable this feature in QCAD.

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Alex

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andrew
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Re: Remove VIEWPORT Entity in saved DXF file

Post by andrew » Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:04 pm

There's always at least one viewport, representing the current viewing area on the display.

If the target system does not support viewport entities, it might expect an older DXF version that does not support the viewport entity type. Try exporting as DXF R9 (see File > Save As).

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