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geometry_ascii
Comment
lines $$path --
linetype $$attribute creates a linetype attribute
arc $$arc --
circle $$circle --
donut $$circle donut is recognized and inner/outer diameter is converted to $$circle width parameter.
polyline with width $$path if width varies converted to polygon
zero width closed polyline $$polygon -
solid $$polygon -
text $$text supports height, width, rotation, mirroring and font
dimension $$create_generic_part cannot be translated into add_dim because info is lost. Instead each AutoCAD dim is built from lines, arcs and text.
layer $$layer user defined layer mapping table
block $$create_generic_part all AutoCAD blocks become generic parts
block insertion $$add () rotation, scaling, mirroring is supported



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