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by rich
Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: dxflib 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Units in a dxf file and dealing with blocks
Replies: 3
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Re: Units in a dxf file and dealing with blocks

And looking at the output I'm getting I have a strong suspicion that I have blocks which should have non zero bpx and bpy values but are being returned as 0 by the parser. That is because the line data in them is drawing metre long objects between distances like 44 and 45 m yet bpx and bpy are 0 and...
by rich
Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: dxflib 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Units in a dxf file and dealing with blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 8446

Re: Units in a dxf file and dealing with blocks

Thanks for your response. Some of it is working well, particularly the units issue (who knew you could deal in parsecs!). And yes I am ignoring Dl_PolyLine::number now. My only questions remaining are things to do with how blocks are used. I'm aware dxflib only parses the information and we should c...
by rich
Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: dxflib 'How Do I' Questions
Topic: Units in a dxf file and dealing with blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 8446

Units in a dxf file and dealing with blocks

Hi all, I've recently started using dxflib and have had some success, but have also come across a couple of things I'm not sure how to proceed with. 1) I'm dealing with files that have different units (one in mm, one in m [for example]). Is there a function that detects this? 2a) Some lines are abse...

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