DWF file

DWF file

(Design Web Format) A highly compressed format for 2D and 3D drawings from Autodesk designed for distributing and viewing CAD drawings. Free software for creating DWF files from major CAD applications as well as viewing them is available from Autodesk (www.autodesk.com). DWF Composer lets designers mark up the drawings. See DXF file.
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Finally, the system will convert as-built updated component units of BIM models under the BIM DWF file by API programming and upload them to the ConBIM-SM system.
In addition, users can easily plot and print a complete set of drawings or publish them to a DWF file with ease and without any interruption to design work in the AutoCAD program.
Today, Autodesk Inventor software users can publish a DWF file and securely share rich design information such as bill of materials, part numbers, manufacturer and other information.
Design data in the DWF file format can be created, managed, and shared of as part of larger enterprise-wide business processes.
The guide also shows how to create complex solids and surfaces, edit solids and use other general 3D modifying commands, convert 3D objects from one type to another, create 2D/3D sections from 3D solids, use Model Documentation, create 3D DWF files, create cameras and lights, assign material and create rendered images, use and create visual styles, and create animation files.
Autodesk Cloud, launched last month, gives all users 1GB of cloud storage and allows them to view and edit DWF files, produce fast renderings without having rendering tools locally, and do basic energy analysis on building designs.