rBPasteDWG – Copy Paste from AutoCAD to 3dsMax

Small tools to copy AutoCAD clipboard directly into 3dsMax.

Select objects in AutoCAD, control+C, click Paste DWG in max and you’re done. This project is at beta stage, so probably still has some bug.

This tool wont work if your AutoCAD version is higher than your 3dsMax version.

Options inside this tool could be use on selected objects. See video for detailed instruction.

v0.0.1 feature:

  • Adjusting shape steps
  • Remove colorByLayer
  • Remove AutoCAD block and LinkComposite
  • Flatten all shapes to z=0
  • Move imported DWG to scene origin
  • Make imported DWG elevation
  • Attach all shapes into one shape
  • Create new layer for imported DWG
  • Create group for imported DWG
  • Add imported DWG to selected layer
  • Import using classic import DWG/DXF settings
  • Autoclose dialog on import
  • Function to reserve preExisting layers so it wont be deleted during import process.



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  1. Man, you are great! Your script works wonderfully. Marvelous capabilities and functionalities
    Additionally, it works perfectly copying from AutoCAD 2021 and pasting in Max 2020

  2. Thank you for the script man, really appreciate it 🙂 works like a charm, made my life easier working on projects <3

    1. Glad it helps!

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