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Saving a Document

Documents can be saved in the *.dwg drawing format, in the *.dxf graphic data exchange format and in the *.dwt template format. Save, Save As and WBLOCK commands are used.


Saving of an existing document

CAD drafting Saving a Document 0   nanoCAD button – CAD software Saving a Document 1 Save

CAD drawing Saving a Document 2   Menu: File – CAD drafting Saving a Document 3 Save

CAD software Saving a Document 4   Toolbar: Main – CAD drawing Saving a Document 5

CAD drafting Saving a Document 6 Hotkeys: CTRL+S

CAD software Saving a Document 7 Command line: SAVE, BS, SAVEDOCUMENT

The command saves a document with its name.

Saving a new document

The Save command opens the Save Document File dialog box, where you can specify a path for a document and change the default file name:

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Note: Navigation pane in nanoCAD list displays only those folders that are specified in Common files location section of the Options dialog:

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To save a document:


1.    Specify the path to the file in the Folder drop-down list;

2.    Type the name in the File name field;

3.    Select the format in the File type field;

4.    Select the Save button.

Saving the file will be done without specifying the path and file name in the future.

note: Format, specified in the File type field, is also used as default to save all documents with Save, Save As and WBLOCK commands.

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