Save as or export as DXF no longer an option?

New Here ,
Nov 02, 2020

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What the heck are used to be able to save as a DXF And import into my CAD cam software. Now if I import as an AI file it doesn't come in to scale. Seems funny they would get rid of this option even if perhaps it is not optimal for some reason.

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Adobe Employee , Dec 29, 2020
Srishti Bali Adobe Employee , Dec 29, 2020
Hi Ryan,   Monika is right. DXF is still available in Export options.      If this option is not avaialbe at your end, please resetting preferences ( https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/setting-preferences.html#setting_illustrator_preferences ).  Please note that resetting preferences will remove all the custom settings and Illustrator will launch with default settings. You can also take a backup of the folders in case you want to. Location is mentioned in the article.    Regards, Srishti

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Adobe Community Professional , Nov 03, 2020
Monika Gause Adobe Community Professional , Nov 03, 2020
DXF export is still there.

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DXF export is still there.

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Adobe Employee ,
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Hi Ryan,

 

Monika is right. DXF is still available in Export options. dxf ai export.png

 

 

If this option is not avaialbe at your end, please resetting preferences ( https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/setting-preferences.html#setting_illustrator_preferences ). 

Please note that resetting preferences will remove all the custom settings and Illustrator will launch with default settings. You can also take a backup of the folders in case you want to. Location is mentioned in the article. 

 

Regards,

Srishti

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