convert multiple drawings into individual sheets


Hi Friends,

I have one AutoCAD drawing file in that 500 sheets are there can you please help me how to convert 500 sheets into single drawing like individual sheets Autocad.dwg files.

Please help with solution friends, thanks in advance

Asked on November 20, 2019 in AutoCAD.
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If I understand your question correctly, you currently have 1 drawings with a lot of layout tabs for each sheet and you would like to separate them all into individual drawings. Use the following lisp routine.  Just copy the code and save as a .lsp file. Once loaded, the command is layoutstodwg and each layout will be exported out to its own individual drawing.  You will have a chance to provide a prefix and/or suffix to each drawing name if you desire. The new drawing name will be whatever the tab is labeled.

(code created by Jimmy Bergmark at JTB



;;; ;;;    LayoutsToDwgs.lsp ;;;    Created 2000-03-27
;;; By Jimmy Bergmark ;;; Copyright (C) 1997-2016 JTB World, All Rights Reserved ;;; Website: ;;; E-mail: [email protected] ;;; ;;; 2003-12-12 Sets UCS to world in model space ;;;            to avoid problem with wblock ;;; 2011-06-06 Excludes empty layouts ;;; 2012-06-01 Handle Map prompt with WBLOCK ;;;             Include AutoCAD Map information in the export? [Yes/No] <Y>: ;;; 2013-03-04 Added _ on some commands to internationalize it ;;; 2015-12-01 Updated for AutoCAD 2015 and 2016 ;;; 2016-10-26 Modified to also allow suffix ;;; ;;;    For AutoCAD 2000, 2000i, 2002, 2004, 2005, ;;;    2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and newer ;;; ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; ;;;   Creates separate drawings of all layouts. ;;;   The new drawings are saved to the current drawings path ;;;   and overwrites existing drawings. ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; (defun c:LayoutsToDwgs (/ errexit undox olderr oldcmdecho oldexpert oldcmddia fn path msg msg2 fileprefix filesuffix i j)
  (defun errexit (s) (princ "\nError:  ") (princ s) (restore) )
  (defun undox () (command "._undo" "_E") (setvar "cmdecho" oldcmdecho) (setvar "expert" oldexpert) (setvar "cmddia" oldcmddia) (setq *error* olderr) (princ) )
  (setq olderr  *error* restore undox *error* errexit ) (setq oldcmdecho (getvar "cmdecho")) (setq oldexpert (getvar "expert")) (setq oldcmddia (getvar "cmddia")) (setvar "cmdecho" 0) (setvar "expert" 2) (setvar "cmddia" 0) (defun DelAllLayouts (Keeper / TabName) (vlax-for Layout (vla-get-Layouts (vla-get-activedocument (vlax-get-acad-object)) ) (if (and (/= (setq TabName (strcase (vla-get-name layout))) "MODEL") (/= TabName (strcase Keeper)) ) (vla-delete layout) ) ) )
  (vl-load-com) (setq msg "" msg2 "" i 0 j 0) (command "._undo" "_BE") (setq fileprefix (getstring "Enter filename prefix: ")) (setq filesuffix (getstring "Enter filename suffix: ")) (foreach lay (layoutlist) (if (and (/= lay "Model") (> (vla-get-count (vla-get-block (vla-Item (vla-get-Layouts (vla-get-activedocument (vlax-get-acad-object))) lay))) 1)) (progn (command "_.undo" "_M") (DelAllLayouts lay) (setvar "tilemode" 1) (command "_.ucs" "_w") (setvar "tilemode" 0) (setq path (getvar "DWGPREFIX")) (setq fn (strcat path fileprefix lay filesuffix ".dwg")) (if (findfile fn) (progn (command "_.-wblock" fn) (if (equal 1 (logand 1 (getvar "cmdactive"))) (progn (setq i (1+ i) msg (strcat msg "\n" fn)) (command "*") ) (setq j (1+ j) msg2 (strcat msg2 "\n" fn)) ) ) (progn (command "_.-wblock" fn "*") (setq i (1+ i)  msg (strcat msg "\n" fn)) ) ) (if (equal 1 (logand 1 (getvar "cmdactive"))) ; Include AutoCAD Map information in the export? ; If you don't want to include Map information in the new files change "_Y" to "_N" below (command "_Y") ) (command "_.undo" "_B") ) ) ) (if (/= msg "") (progn (if (= i 1) (prompt "\nFollowing drawing was created:") (prompt "\nFollowing drawings were created:") ) (prompt msg) ) ) (if (/= msg2 "") (progn (if (= j 1) (prompt "\nFollowing drawing was NOT created:") (prompt "\nFollowing drawings were NOT created:") ) (prompt msg2) ) ) (command "._undo" "_E") (textscr) (restore) (princ) ) (princ)
Answered on February 24, 2020.
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As far as I know, there isn’t anything built into AutoCAD that does that automatically. Aside from manually going through each sheet and saving at as a different file, you can save each sheet to a different layout and try this out:

There might be some lisp files that you can use, but I don’t think there’s anything that can go around manually going through each sheet.

Answered on November 27, 2019.
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