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microstation .dgn file convert to pdf
« on: January 06, 2009, 07:30:36 PM »
i've spent hours on the phone with bentley got .dgn files 533 total...called our two local cad printers.They were like ??? Could of spoke with a dip shit.Anyone know how to turn these pos files into pdfs.looked all over google and its driving me nutz.see conversion software, etc. but read you can distill these files. vector art old school files.Bentley who makes microstation dgn gave us free viewer...but 533 sep files to pdf. rrrr.  Was hoping cad place could just drop in rip and run??Cust has call around and no luck. never dealt with this...hate no easy pdf deal. help...

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Re: microstation .dgn file convert to pdf
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009, 08:01:55 PM »
Can you send me a couple for tomorrow to test? I will look into it. I think I might be able to figure out a way to batch convert them.
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Re: microstation .dgn file convert to pdf
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2009, 05:40:44 PM »
only got one file with me via email...dont you think a Fuckin Cad place could deal with?
Their still trying to figure out?? Got another place trying tomorrow.Whatever...so dumb to make a file so hard (at least for me)just pdf the thing...its all vector art....wish people would just accept.pdf pdf pdf...rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrno lets make to so hard you got to buy extra software, you money hungry asses. Wish adobe would just take over the world. hahaha :blowup:

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Re: microstation .dgn file convert to pdf
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2009, 08:42:17 PM »
only got one file with me via email...dont you think a Fuckin Cad place could deal with?
Their still trying to figure out?? Got another place trying tomorrow.Whatever...so dumb to make a file so hard (at least for me)just pdf the thing...its all vector art....wish people would just accept.pdf pdf pdf...rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrno lets make to so hard you got to buy extra software, you money hungry asses. Wish adobe would just take over the world. hahaha :blowup:
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