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Offline Keith

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Re: Reversing trajectory of .DXF conversion
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2006, 11:23:37 AM »
I wonder if that holds true for the direction of circles and rectangles generated by 'center/diameter,etc.' Most any time I use a conversion I've 'built' the drawing using simple shapes such as mentioned and trimmed each shape using one another for the trim. I'll have to try a circle first generated from center to a negative radius and then one drawn using center and a positive radius ; although many times I will type in radius or diameter as a number,which in this case I suppose if I stuck to using 'radius'(versus diameter) as the second parameter,I could use a negative number.-Keith

Offline ger21

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Re: Reversing trajectory of .DXF conversion
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2006, 12:05:40 PM »
Circles drawn in a CAD program don't usually have a direction, unless they are made up of line segments. If your drawing actual circles, and they are cutting the wrong way, you're probably out of luck. One way around it would be to convert the circle to a polyline arc, if your CAD program supports them. This should give it a direction.

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