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Place a DWG Drawings using Drawing Tool

Tips and Tricks Camilo Valencia 23 April 2020


Place a DWG Drawings using Drawing Tool

Exist several ways to import a DWG file into ArchiCAD, you can use “Merge” to fusion this file with your job importing all the layers or you can use “Place an External Drawing” to bring it as 1 element, but exist a fastest way to do it using Drawing Tool, this tool is located in the Toolbox in the left of your screen (Standard Work Environment 23) or Design in (AUS Work environment 23)

Drawing Tool

  • To use it just click over the screen and select the file to be placed.


  • Don’t forget that you can always assign a layer to the DWG file and explode it into the drawing to be able to edit it (Right-click over the DWG drawing)
Explode into Current View


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