[cad-linux] Re: Autocad

  • From: David Meyer <djmeyer@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cad-linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 08:06:58 +1000

Thanks everyone. I now think I have enough information to get this done.

David

At 01:38 25/07/2003, you wrote:
>The DXF format is well documented by a number of folks, including
>Autodesk.  Here is the link to the official documentation:
>
>http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/item?siteID=3D123112&id=3D2882295=
>&li
>nkID=3D2475323
>
>or, thanks to TinyURL, you can use this one instead:
>
>http://tinyurl.com/hxg5
>=20
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: David Meyer [mailto:djmeyer@xxxxxxxxxx]=20
>Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 6:46 AM
>To: cad-linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [cad-linux] Re: Autocad
>
>Andy,
>
>I tried sending this to you directly but your account rejected me:)
>
>Thanks, we have some cross reference data located in the top left corner
>of=20
>many of our drawings. We are trying to build a database of this data and
>it=20
>seems best if we can automate it. Hopefully 5000 dxf files will be
>easier=20
>to deal with.
>
>The data we are looking for is a 5 digit number (our part number). There
>
>can be 10 or more, each in single line text objects. Now I need to work
>out=20
>how to find them in a dxf file:)
>
>I have isolated the sort of data I am looking for but I need to work out
>
>what it all means. I think I have found a decent reference for dxf file=20
>format now so I should have this sorted sooner rather than later.
>
>Thanks,
>
>David


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