EXPORT (Command)


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

Access Methods


 Menu:  File Export Not 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 other file types, including PDF.

Note The 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:

Format Description Related command In AutoCAD LT?
3D DWF (*.dwf) 3D DWFx (*.dwfx) Autodesk Design Web Format 3DDWF No
ACIS (*.sat) ACIS solid object file ACISOUT No
Bitmap (*.bmp) Device-independent bitmap file BMPOUT Yes
Block (*.dwg) Drawing file WBLOCK Yes
DXX Extract (*.dxx) Attribute extract DXF file ATTEXT No
Encapsulated PS (*.eps) Encapsulated PostScript file PSOUT No
IGES (*.iges; *.igs) IGES files IGESEXPORT No
FBX files (*.fbx) Autodesk® FBX files FBXEXPORT No
Lithography (*.stl) Solid object stereolithography file STLOUT No
Metafile (*.wmf) Microsoft Windows ® Metafile WMFOUT Yes
V7 DGN (*.dgn) MicroStation DGN file DGNEXPORT Yes
V8 DGN (*.dgn) MicroStation DGN file DGNEXPORT Yes