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By NickMiddleton
Hi there, and happy holidays.

I have been setting up archicad 23 as I have upgraded, I am using the solo license. I have noticed that every time I try to import and explode a DWG in this version, the drawing completely disappears, Layers are all on, I have tried importing the layers and using the drawing layer but it will still completely disappear. It's fine until it's exploded.
I use External content > Place external Drawing > Explode into current view.

If I try to open a DWG directly I will just get a blank screen. The layers seem to import but no lines whatsoever. I am using a MacBook Pro 2017.
These are 2d files no 3d coordinates

Any help is much appreciated.
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By NickMiddleton
Just to add this process works fine on Archicad 22 version. I wonder if some limitation in the solo version is stopping this process?
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By mikas
Could be your renovation status? You have set your view to: Renovation - existing, and the exploded dwg content could explode to be something else than existing (demolished or new).

Just a quick thought.