How To: Convert DLG to DXF


This article explains how to convert a DLG file to a DXF file.


You can convert a DLG file to a DXF file using the DLG2DXF DOS utility.

  1. Download the utility zip file named dlg2dxf.zip from the BLM FTP site. See Related Information below.
  2. Use Winzip 6.2 or higher to unzip the file.
  3. Start Windows Explorer, locate the dlg2dxf.exe file and double-click it. Follow the instructions to convert the .dlg file.

    You don't need to include the .dlg extension when specifying the input file name.

  4. Start ArcView and turn on the CAD Reader extension. Add the DXF file as a theme.

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