is there a way to export to dxf and modify or add layers before saving. just trying to not have to open the dxf after exporting to change layers to save time.
I think that you are going to have to create a mapping file.
2017 SOLIDWORKS Help - DXF/DWG File Mapping
2017 SOLIDWORKS Help - SOLIDWORKS to DXF/DWG Mapping
Soldworks DXF Mapping- Layers????! HOW!!!?
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Using a map file when exporting to DXF/DWG - Innova Systems
DWF/DWG File Mapping From SOLIDWORKS | Computer Aided Technology
In your Save as dialog box, select Options to either create a new mapping file or to use an already created one.
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