Cannot export sketch to DXF

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easyw-fc
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Re: Cannot export sketch to DXF

Postby easyw-fc » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:04 pm

Syres wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:09 pm
This is a long outstanding bug that still applies today for users upgrading from 0.16 to either 0.18 or 0.19. I've just tested the procedure on Windows and can confirm the bug still exists. I'll put a PR in for each branch as the importDXF.py has changed significantly over the past few months.

Edit: Two PR's logged https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/pull/2813 and https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/pull/2814
This is related to the legacy dxf exporter that was fixed some time ago, but since it is not distributed with FC because of its license, the user must update the dxf library through the Addons manager.
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Re: Cannot export sketch to DXF

Postby easyw-fc » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:08 pm

chris s
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Re: Cannot export sketch to DXF

Postby chris s » Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:22 pm

easyw-fc wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:08 pm
The solution here:

https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?t=36191
Thanks, that has worked for me, and was so easy even for me to do! :) :)