Subject: Saving a drawing with a new name or file format



You can save a drawing with a new name and in any of the following file formats:

   Standard drawing files with a .dwg extension. You can choose a .dwg file format that is compatible with various versions of AutoCAD.

   Drawing Exchange Format files with a .dxf file extension. You can choose a .dxf file format that is compatible with various versions of AutoCAD.

   Drawing templates with a .dwt file extension. Drawing templates allow you to eas­ily create new drawings that reuse your drawing settings and entities.

To save a drawing with a new name or file format

   1   Do one of the following to choose Save As:

   On the ribbon Quick Access toolbar, click Save As, or on the ribbon Application button, choose Save As.

   On the menu, choose File > Save As.

   Type saveas and then press Enter.

   2   In the Save Drawing As dialog box, under Save As Type, choose the file format.

   3   Specify the name of the file you want to create.

   4   Click Save.

Drawings can also be saved by exporting to various file formats.
For more details, see Exporting drawings.

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