How to convert or import a PDF file to a DWG file using AutoCAD.

Use the AutoCAD PDFIMPORT command.


Lines will become editable geometry and text will become editable text. The accuracy of the resultant AutoCAD content is largely dependent upon the quality of the original PDF, so results may vary.

Using PDFIMPORT with PDFs created from scanned images/documents will result in the creation of a raster image file, which is then attached to the drawing as an xref.

The raster imagery will not be converted into editable geometry. You need the Program Print2CAD 2022 Quantum to vectorize the raster pictures during PDF Input.


The bad quality of coordinates and OCR of non-native PDF text can be also done by Print2CAD 2022 Quantum.

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