Here follows the instructions of how to install the application to your computer.
First, you need to install the database driver: "AccessDatabaseEngine_x64.exe" (it
is in the zip: "dwgtexttranslator").
You need to have Ms Excel 2010 or later (64-bit) on your computer.
Close AutoCAD and all other
applications that may be running before installing DwgTextTranslator.
You also should log on as system administrator.
Double click on the file
Don't choose as installation directory
"C:/Program files/AutoDesk/AutoCAD/dwgtrans", use another directory, for
instance the root directory: "c:/dwgtrans". The "C:/Program files" directory is
heavily protected by the operating system, so files may be locked, and the
application may become unusable.
The pull-down menu.
If you use AutoCAD 2015 or later, you need to get the menu bar visible.
To display the menu, click .
If you still did not get the DWG-translator pull down menu, check that the Support File Search Path includes the "dwgtrans"-directory:
1. Select "Tools" from the pull-down menu and the
item "Options", or write at the command prompt:
on the "Files"-sheet. Double click on the "Support
File Search Path" icon.
3. Add with the "Add"
and "Browse"- buttons the “dwgtrans”
directory, and press “Apply”.
Close AutoCAD, and restart AutoCAD from the icon: