Getting an AutoCAD floor plan into Visio traditionally has been a difficult experience, with the only way of achieving high quality results was to import a properly formatted and correct version DWG file. PDF, opposed to DWG, has increasingly become the preferred distribution method for AutoCAD drawing files.
While Visio has always had an insert PDF function that would allow the user to easily import a PDF that was generated from the AutoCAD file into the background, once converted, the created AutoCAD background was not set properly to scale, and looked distorted on screen and printed to paper or PDF.
We have developed the new D-Tools Cloud Converter in order to improve the PDF insert process. The PDF Cloud Converter enables SI users to completely bypass the DWG portion and allow them to quickly and easily import a PDF file created from AutoCAD directly into Visio, while maintaining the drawing scale and the high quality vectors of the original DWG file, as well as a high quality output when printing or saving it as a PDF.
The New PDF Cloud converter works perfectly with the native Visio Save as PDF function. The Export maintains scale and looks as clear as the original PDF despite the number of conversions.
Quickly and efficiently get a floorplan into Visio.