Save as DWFx Dialog Box
Quick Reference

Sets file options such as file name and location when you create a DWFx file.

Access Methods


 Ribbon: Output tab Export to DWF/PDF panel Export DWFx
 Menu: Export DWFx Not available in menus in the current workspace
 Command entry: exportdwfx


When you export your drawing to a DWFx file, the Save As DWFx dialog box appears. This dialog box allows you to specify the file name and location, but also allows you to change export, page setup, and plot stamp settings.

List of Options

The following options are displayed.


Opens the Export to DWF/PDF Options palette where you can change DWFx file settings such as file location, password-protection, and layer information.

Output Controls

Open in Viewer when Done

The DWFx file will open in the default viewer after the export completes when this option is selected.

Include Plot Stamp

Select to include user-defined information such as drawing name, date and time, or plot scale in the DWFx file. To edit the plot stamp, click the Plot Stamp button to open the Plot Stamp dialog box.


Selects which part of the drawing to export. If you are in paper space, you can select the current layout or all layouts. If you are in model space, you can select the objects currently displayed, the drawing extents, or a selected area.

Window Selection button

Select a window area to export from model space.

Page Setup

Export the DWFx file using the settings in the Page Setup Manager or choose to override these settings.

Page Setup Override

Allows you to override the page settings.