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Scott Bulmer
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:09 pm    Post subject: Export xml of dwg translator Reply with quote

Greetings. I have a few dwg translators for different consultants in AC19 that I would like to import into AC21. Other than copying the xml file from the User's path or rebuilding the translators from scratch in 21, is there a way to export the xml from the DWG Translator DB? Thank you, Scott
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Export xml of dwg translator Reply with quote

I've tried this with AC 18 to 20 and had no problems.

I located the XML files of our translators and copied them into the Translators folder of the local installation.

They appear to work.

I've had no luck pointing ARCHICAD workstations to a common location. ARCHICAD behaves best when the translators are located on individual workstations.

Am I missing something?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Export xml of dwg translator Reply with quote

Thanks Aaron, that is what I did; just though it could be accomplished within AC which is not the case.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:44 am    Post subject: Re: Export xml of dwg translator Reply with quote

Guys,

I hope I remember correctly how this works:
I think if you copy them to the "<ARCHICAD Install Folder>\Defaults\DXF-DWG Translators" folder, then ARCHICAD will automatically copy them to their local locations the next time it starts and you activate the DXF-DWG Translation Setup Dialog.
I think the copying is performed at the moment you activate the DXF-DWG Translation Setup Dialog.

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