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DXF Export Orientation

Question asked by Ben Mitchell on Sep 7, 2016
Latest reply on Sep 8, 2016 by Jim Moses

Having a weird issue with DXFs.


The export is orienting the Entity I'm exporting in an unexpected (and unwelcome) way and I can't figure out why.  I've never before needed the "Output Orientation" controls, but when I attempt to use them to remedy things I can't make them affect the orientation of the Entity within the DXF at all.


Furthermore, the orientation it's selecting doesn't appear to align with any axis / plane of the part.  It's almost as if it's just trying to minimize the size of the bounding box for the DXF, though I can't imagine why that would be the default behavior...




Screen shot of UI with orientation it's selecting attached, as well as the original part.