Quick Reference

Insert a DWF or DWFx file as an underlay into the current drawing.

Access Methods


 Ribbon:  Insert tabReference panelAttachNot available on the ribbon in the current workspace
 Toolbar: Insert 
 Menu: Insert  DWF UnderlayAt the Command prompt, enter dwfattach.


The Select DWF File dialog box (a standard file selection dialog box) is displayed. Once you select a DWF or DWFx file, the Attach DWF Underlay dialog box is displayed. After the file is attached, you can adjust and clip the underlay through the DWF Underlay Ribbon Contextual Tab.

When you attach a DWF or DWFx file as an underlay, you link that referenced file to the current drawing. Any changes to the referenced file are displayed in the current drawing when it is opened or reloaded.