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teigha file converter

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I have just downloaded and installed freecad and want to import a DWG file. I have searched for the teigha converter but the page is not available. What do I do now?
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Moved to help forum.
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Seems like Teigha File Converter was renamed to ODA File Converter.

https://www.opendesign.com/guestfiles/o ... _converter
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I just tested it on Ubuntu 18.04 and it works. We'll have to revise the wiki and change all mention of Teigha to ODA. FreeCAD's DWG import-export preferences should be changed as well...
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I think I updated all the places in the wiki where Teigha was mentioned and updated the download link, including in all the translated pages. :?

Kunda1 wrote: ping
Would you be willing to make a PR to update the text string in the Import-Export/DWG preferences? Maybe replace the existing text string:
Path to Teigha File Converter
With
Path to ODA (formerly Teigha) File Converter
Thanks.
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Re: teigha file converter

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NormandC wrote: Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:14 pm I think I updated all the places in the wiki where Teigha was mentioned and updated the download link, including in all the translated pages. :?

Kunda1 wrote: ping
Would you be willing to make a PR to update the text string in the Import-Export/DWG preferences? Maybe replace the existing text string:
Path to Teigha File Converter
With
Path to ODA (formerly Teigha) File Converter
Thanks.
Done. https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/pull/1655
Though as the PR says, this is just a cosmetic fix. The Teigha binary path hasn't been altered and may need to be conditionally modified eventually...
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Thanks.

FYI after installing the .deb package on Ubuntu, the executable's path is /usr/bin/ODAFileConverter. Looking at the extracted RPM file, it seems to be installed under /usr/local/bin/ODAFileConverter.

I downloaded the 64B .msi installer for Windows and extracted it... I can't tell where it installs, only that the executable is called ODAFileConverter.exe.
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The default installation location in Windows for the source "ODAFileConverter_QT5_vc14_amd64dll.msi" downloaded today (2018/9/9) is

C:\Program Files\ODA\ODAFileConverter_title 19.8.0\

but it can be changed by the user if desired.

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Can't access the report issue page on the tracker ATM making a reminder to open a ticket for the remainder of this issue
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Keep remembering to do this task while on mobile and each time remember how crappy it is to use mantisbt on mobile. Normand, do you mind opening a ticket to track the remainder of this issue ?
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