Quick Reference

Saves the objects in a drawing to a different file format.

Access Methods


 Menu: FileExportNot available in menus in the current workspace


The Export Data dialog box (a standard file selection dialog box) is displayed.

If you do not see the file format that you need in the Files of Type drop-down list, also check the PLOT command for several other file types, including PDF.

NoteThe Export Data dialog box records the last used file format selection and stores it for use during the current drawing session and between drawing sessions.

The following output types are available:

  • Metafile (*.wmf): Microsoft Windows® Metafile (see WMFOUT)
  • Block (*.dwg): Drawing file (see WBLOCK)
  • V7 DGN (*.dgn): MicroStation DGN file (see DGNEXPORT)
  • V8 DGN (*.dgn): MicroStation DGN file (see DGNEXPORT)
  • FBX files (*.fbx): Autodesk® FBX files (see FBXEXPORT)