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Launch an external application

 

Go to CAD allows you to launch a CAD program, CNC program or other external application from within Scan2CAD.

If you have vectors on the screen that have been saved as a DXF file, you can automatically open the DXF file in the external application.

 

Select an application to be launched

1. Select File Menu > Go to CAD > Browse.
2. The Select Program File dialog appears.

Use the dialog to navigate to the exe file belonging to the application that you would like to launch from within Scan2CAD, then click Open.

 

Launch an application

To launch an application, select File Menu > Go to CAD > Run: (name of application).

The application is launched.

 

The File Menu > Go to CAD > Run: option will only appear once you have selected an application to be launched. See Select an application to be launched, above. You can change the application to be launched at any time using File Menu > Go to CAD > Browse.

 

Open a DXF file in another application

To open a DXF file in another application, select File Menu > Go to CAD > Run with: (name of the DXF file on the screen).

The DXF file is opened in the application specified in File Menu > Go to CAD > Run: (name of application).

 

The File Menu > Go to CAD > Run with: option will only appear once you have:
Selected an application to be launched. See Select an application to be launched, above.

 

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