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Offline jason

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can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« on: March 07, 2020, 14:43:26 pm »
can you ad more files into one thats all ready open  .every time i try it closes down the open file then opens the new one is there a way  so you end up with both files open in the same program

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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2020, 15:08:46 pm »
Hello

Yes, use this plugin

http://www.atelier-des-fougeres.fr/Cambam/Aide/Plugins/import_DXF-STL-STP.html

for CamBam V1.0 only

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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2020, 16:20:14 pm »
The method David described is best but you might find these also useful;

File merge plugin.
http://www.atelier-des-fougeres.fr/Cambam/Aide/Plugins/FileMerge.html

or the 'old' method consisted of opening two instances of CamBam then use 'copy and paste' between the two on the parts to be copied over.
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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2020, 17:46:58 pm »
just keeps crashing help

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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2020, 17:59:13 pm »
Which version of CamBam are you using ?

When you say "crashing" what exactly do you mean ?
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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2020, 18:02:54 pm »
0.9.8 it loads the file  then it disappears then it stops working comlpetely

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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2020, 18:09:30 pm »
copy and paste from two open CB works :)

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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2020, 21:16:15 pm »
0.9.8 it loads the file  then it disappears then it stops working comlpetely


with the File merge plugin ?

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Re: can you open a dxf file into one thats all ready open
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2020, 21:26:32 pm »
copy and paste from two open CB works :)

That's what I use all of the time.. ;)
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