I have read there is no really clean way to convert them but at this point I need what ever I can get. We were part a group of companies that ran. They tried to convert to AC, which was why I was hired. I was told that the soft plan file is in 2-d and it is in DWG format. i tried to open the file. PDF convert to DWG into softplan SPD. anyone know how to convert a PDF to a DWG so we can import into softplan and what about SCALE? need this because .

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I assume that the colors selected for the layers will determine the pens that are used by AutoCad? Designing and drawing can be done smoothly and there isn’t much lag problem either. That I will try! Don’t have to upgrade constantly if you’re happy with the features in the version you purchased and no yearly fees.

So I can’t just isolate all the text or just the exterior conert etc After you find out what the problem is you are welcome to upload a sample drawing here and I’ll try to help you figure out how to address his needs.

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Able to completely create house building plans ready to submit to City. It may be that he charges by the hour and he wants to pad the bill. Bill is the owner and maintainer of SoftPlanTuts.


SoftPlan to Dwg conversion

Complex roofs can be hard to draw unless you do it full time or have lots of experience drawing roofs. Thanks, I remembered what to. About SoftPlan Designed for residential and light commercial construction industry. At first we wondered if SoftPlan was right for us but after a brief training period, we soon realized it would give us significant benefits.

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I suspect that this relates to layer, pen and color management. Not Likely Extremely Likely. John B “You can’t convince a believer of anything; for their belief is not based on evidence, it’s based on a deep-seated need to believe. It helps us present data-rich designs quickly and efficiently, without any concerns. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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The point is, find out exactly what the problem is and try to address the problem. Has anyone successfully reset all the layers to make the transition from SP to AutoCad as seamless as possible?

I’ve used this product for years designing homes and remodels. Average Ratings 8 Reviews 4. I have exported SoftPlan files in. Upgrade prices are very high for a small contractor.

Adding 2nd Floor system. You would need to create a.

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Very easy to use 2D. Softplxn professionals this software is really helpful. So, when you get a whole convet of text from a schedule getting stuck half way over another schedule it drives you crazy. I think my approach would be to find out exactly what it is that this person doesn’t like about your plans. Hello, We are getting drawings sent to us from another design firm and they do all their work in Softplan.


You get the opposite problem – everything is in illogically nested blocks. Without any more information than you provided I have no place to start. Learning curve was too long Expensive updates needed on a regular basis Difficulty in doing certain things Overall: Clients like to see basic layouts when I submit bids. Designing and drawing can be done smoothly and there isn’t much lag problem either Cons: Perhaps you are using a font that he does not have and text gets all messed up in the transition.

Software runs fast on a basic desktop computer. I have not worked with that software. When you find a solution, let me know.

Hey Steve, the fix could be simple or it may be more complex. Don’t ever work with ME10! The professional webspace for SoftPlan users. Customer support Professional looking drawings Ability to draw any plan Easy of making changes, adds, deducts etc.

Easy to paint and add texture to elevations or 3d. You said that it is only this one person who has a problem with the exported files so finding out what he has a problem with is the first step.