DXF to PDF API

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DXF to PDF features

The API for converting AutoCAD DXF files to PDF files.

API Endpoint

ConvertAPI offers a cloud-based solution, which makes DXF to PDF conversion effortless with just a single REST-API call:

HTTP POST

Authenticate your API call

Converting dxf to pdf via REST-API is now easier than ever. Sign up for a free account to obtain your authentication secret, append it as a query string parameter to the conversion URL, and voilĂ ! You can find advanced authentication techniques in our docs.

QUERY AUTHENTICATION

Convert DXF to PDF using REST-API in no time!

Once you have your authentication in place, you can convert your files using application/json, multipart/form-data and application/octet-stream content types. A simple HTTP POST request using JSON would look like this:

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI JavaScript Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-js

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Node.js Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-nodejs

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI PHP Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-php

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Java Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-java

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI C# Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-dotnet

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Ruby Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-ruby

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Python Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-python

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Go Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-go

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

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Conversion request using cURL

You can easily convert dxf to pdf with a simple cURL request. Our documentation provides more advanced cURL request techniques.

File conversion using CLI

ConvertAPI CLI allows you to convert files using our command-line file conversion utility tool. Check out CLI documentation for a detailed explanation and usage examples.

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

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You can try out advanced conversion parameters and test the conversion result online using our interactive demo tool. This tool will produce the same conversion output as if you were using the library from your solution, and it will auto-generate the code snippet for you!

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Conversion parameters

SpaceToConvert Collection

Set space type to convert.

Values:   default all model

CustomSpaceToConvert String

Set custom layout name to convert by setting it name or index. This property overrides the SpaceToConvert property.

ExportLayers Bool

Export AutoCAD layers.

AutoFit Bool

The converted drawing is detected and adjusted to fit the current page size, with the possibility of changing the page orientation to accommodate the drawing.

PageSize Collection

PDF page size.

Values:   default a0 a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 a6 a7 a8 a9 b0 b1 b2 b3 b4 b5 letter legal ledger

PageOrientation Collection

Set PDF page orientation. The property will only work if the PageSize property is also set.

Values:   portrait landscape

PageHeight Integer

Custom page height in millimeters (mm). This option override PageSize option.

PageWidth Integer

Custom page width in millimeters (mm). This option override PageSize option.

ColorSpace Collection

Set output color space.

Values:   truecolors grayscale monochrome

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