Could you please provide assistance and advice on an Autosketch (skf) conversion to acad (dwg) problem. For some unknown and frustrating. I am attempting to convert an SKF (Autosketch) files to PDF within Adobe Acrobat Xl Standard. I open the folder containing the SKF files, right. If you need to convert older CAD files from the DOS or Windows version of AutoSketch .SKD) to the newer AutoSketch formats (R5 and higher.

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I have attached a doc file which shows the problem. Folks, Unless these worthies are wrong: I downloaded and installed XnView but I am not smart enough to figure out how to open the files Post one of the problem. SKF format and I don’t have Autosketch. Search result for skf Once selected, the file name will convsrt displayed in a list.

Originally Posted by ian. Although any and every commercial software vendor does the same thing, so picking on Adesk may not be fair. You can add more files to the list if you wish to convert several documents at once.

How to Convert a PDF to Autosketch

Click “Convert” or “Convert Files” to complete the conversion. Login to Your Account. Can you copy and pastespecial into Acad? These companies allow you to try out their software before buying it.

Open the AutoSketch program and select the “Open” tab. Last edited by cadtag; at Originally Posted by dkmc. Thankyou for your assistance in advance! Just ask any Generic CAD customer.


For some unknown and frustrating reason some historical Autosketch files will not convert successfully to Autocad editable files. I would think I could convert them. Select a destination folder for the new file. I understand that there maybe issues concerning the Windows platform versions used for the various versions of Autosketch — however, I am hoping there is an easier way to resolve this problem.

His professional career includes stints as a computer tech, information editor and income tax autpsketch. Originally Posted by thermite.

Results 1 to 13 of DXF files for me?

To the extent any ‘enforcement’ mechanism exists at all, given that even the very existence of a file ‘extent’ is optional – it is in the application software, not in the Convetr, file system, or the unified field theory of the universe. There seems to be no prompt for additional attachments that I can see!

Click “Browse” and then navigate to the folder containing the AutoCAD file created in the previous step. Set any special options for the output file.

We currently use Autosketch 10, which we have discovered is no longer supported by Autodesk, however, Autsoketch cannot believe Autodesk have basically abandoned the software without fixes or assistance for Autosketch.

A problem I’ve had converting. Alan Sembera began writing for local newspapers in Texas and Louisiana. Depending on which jow editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Toward a Sustainable Water Future: What else can autosketch output to?

John B “You can’t convince a believer of anything; for their belief is not based on evidence, it’s based on a deep-seated need to believe. Login to Give a bone. Your output options will vary according to the program you are using, but they may include choices such as text-to-graphics conversion, color layering and page rotation. Any advice, help or solutions would be greatly appreciated?


Sembera now writes full time about business and technology. Results 1 to 5 of 5. Is there someone on here that has AS Version 7 or 9 that possibly could open them and then save them as either. This non-conversion problem occurs on a few hundred drawings which have been created on various versions of Autosketch, however, since we use Autosketch 10 it should be auyosketch to assume backwards compatibility for the software!

Need Autosketch .SKF files converted to .PDF or .DXF

Autodesk’s AutoSketch software is a computer-aided design program that allows you to create detailed two-dimensional technical drawings and illustrations for use in a variety of fields. DXF I have about 8 files that are in Autosketch. Originally Posted by KMoffett. DXF is line width.

Thanks for quick response – how do i attach a problem skf file using the quick reply option? Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

That autoskerch a problem with Autosketch and Quickcad. By closing this banner, scrolling this page, clicking a link or continuing to browse otherwise, you agree to the use of cookies. Small Business – Chron.

I searched for a file viewer The program uses its own SDK format for saving files, but it can also handle files used by the software’s more powerful cousin, AutoCAD.