This engineering drawing package allows the conversion of engineering drawings which were saved as Adobe files into Cad interchange format that you can open and edit in most popular engineering drawing programs. The files are then able to be edited and/or saved in CAD formats including AutoCAD, DWG, and DGN formats for Micro station. The software can also generate HPGL which is a popular CAD format for archiving.
The pdf2cad software is great for conversion of Adobe based CAD drawings as well organization charts, network diagrams, and floor plans into Microsoft based software. This capability is key as more and more firms are receiving and storing drawings in the Adobe PDF file format and need to use them with Visio.
Features in pdf2cad include:
Allows conversion of Adobe files into HPGL and the standard interchange format or CAD;
Allows conversion of one or many files using a batch mode which is built in;
Allows conversion of a specified range of pages or of all pages;
Permits intelligent object recognition;
Allows concentration characters to form lines of text and editable words;
Allows add white space to page;
Allows rotation of the output by any degree;
Provides the option to ignore paths, images, or text during conversion;
Provides for high fidelity file match through the use of map fonts;
Provides matching of the original file dimensions by using scale paging;
Specifies the minimum width of a line;
Provides separation of CAD drawing layers by colors;
Permits dotted and /or dashed lines as segments;
Saves all images which are referenced file in DXF format;
Command line versions and Windows DLL are available for developers;
Provides expanded support for numerous non standard fonts;
Has option to remove or outline fills and/or hatches;
Has improved reporting capability for warnings and errors, and;
Provides for easier and faster conversions through streamlined interface.