can VB read autocad files

  • 13 years ago

    i would like to us a vb app to read autocad drawlings.

    can this be done?

  • 13 years ago
    Not by itself.  You'll have to use a third party component.  Depending on what you want it for, display of a static image only, or interactivity, you'll be looking at something like shareware for less than $50 per license, to commercial components costing more than $1000/license.
  • 13 years ago

    thanks for you reply.


    i have a component in the insertable section that says"autocad drawing"

    i just want to read the drawing file only.

    would this insertable component work?   i do not see how to give this insertable the file path.

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