[PythonCAD] DXF reader

Art Haas ahaas at airmail.net
Fri Sep 5 16:48:54 EDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 01:57:51PM -0700, Somerlot, Chris wrote:
> I made a similar reader for the dxf format earlier this summer. Its
> basically a conversion of some VB code that autodesk releases with their DXF
> documentation. I had to stop development on it because one I could never get
> pythonCAD to read files in windows due to a zlib library imcompatibility and
> two a complete hardware meltdown. I got to the point where I could
> successfully read the dxf, but I never got as far as writing that out to a
> pythonCAD file. Its about 45 lines.
> If anyone would like to do something with the code I can send it to them.


I'd like to see the code. I'm thinking of starting on a DXF translator
next. I'd like to see what you wrote ...


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