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How to convert shapefiles to .dwg format using QGIS 1.7.0?

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This is not possible in QGIS but Google tells me there are Autocad plugins for importing Shapefiles

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QGIS can output DXF files by rightclick on the layer and Save as. Every CAD software should be able to read that. A DWG driver is available, but for license issues not implemented:

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Export a dxf then convert that to dwg with DoubleCAD XT

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