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BrandonKP
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pdf to dwg

Post by BrandonKP » Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:38 pm

how can I import a PDF drawing into QCad. I am trying to import blueprints to rescale and find specific dimensions and even make changes to the drawing

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Re: pdf to dwg

Post by Husky » Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:40 pm

QCAD has no pdf import function. You can make a bitmap (png, jpg etc) from the pdf and then import it to QCAD but that would not be a vectorized version of the pdf.
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Re: pdf to dwg

Post by andrew » Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:47 pm

There are also (free) online PDF to DXF services available. Results may vary, depending on the quality / nature of the PDF file:
https://www.google.com/search?q=pdf+to+dxf

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Re: pdf to dwg

Post by planksworkshop » Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:08 am

Easy. If the pdf was made from vector software(QCAD, AutoCAD, Coreldraw, Illustrator,etc) open the pdf in Inkscape and save as Autocad R14 dxf. If the pdf file is Raster convert to accepted QCAD import image format.

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