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Is it possible to convert a polygon feature class from a geodatabase to a CAD .dwg while keep the features as a polygon in AutoCAD? Currently the polygons appear only as polylines.

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.2 and AutoCAD Map 3D 2010.

The Conversion Tool - Export to CAD appears to produce the necessary point, polyline and polygon data in the ArcMap Table of Contents after the tool has run, but only the polyline appears when I try to open the .dwg file into AutoCAD Map 3D.

I have attempted to convert the polygon to a variety of CAD types including DWG_R2010 and DWG_2007. The DXF and DGN files do not appear to be recognized by AutoCAD when converted.

It has been several years since I have touched AutoCAD, and any hints (is it even possible?) would be greatly appreciated. Perhaps I am just not going about it in the correct manner?

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I would suggest you go back and read your autocad books. Or look on youtube - they must have the answer there. – user24438 Nov 28 '13 at 0:30
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This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post - you can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. – Fezter Nov 28 '13 at 1:15

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