JSON Exporter for Autodesk® AutoCAD®

JSON Exporter for Autodesk® AutoCAD®

Win32 and 64, English

ProtoTech Solutions
JSON Exporter For Autodesk® AutoCAD® exports the model to a JSON (.json) file.

General Usage Instructions

1. Download and install JSON Exporter plugin for AutoCAD.

2. Run AutoCAD and load a model.

3. There’s a new tool bar panel named as 'JSON Exporter'.

It contains three ribbon buttons as mentioned below.

A) Export

After selecting the Export option, a 'Save As' dialog box will display on your screen.

Click on the Save button to export the current model to JSON file. 

B) Preferences

It contains the options below.

  • Precision: You can control how accurately your model needs to be exported. If you need fine representation of the model, just check the slider which will show the precision value. You can slide and select the values from 1 to 15. The higher the value is, the finer the representation you will get and the larger the file size will be.

  • Mesh Quality: You can control the mesh quality of the JSON model. You can slide and select the value from 1 to 4. The higher the value is, the higher the tessallation of the exported model will and the file size will be larger.

C) About

It displays the information about the product and provides the facility to activate your product license at any time.

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Preferences

Application settings.

About Us

Shows information about company and product. Also allows you to activate the plugin.

SaveAsJSON

Export the model to JSON file.

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

After Installation restart Autodesk AutoCAD to see the changes.

You can unload the add-in without uninstalling it by clicking the "Stop" button when the add-in is selected in the list box on the "Add-Ins" tab of the "Scripts and Add-Ins" dialog.

Unchecking "Run on Startup" causes the add-in not to be loaded in future sessions of AutoCAD.

Known Issues

  1. Text fonts cannot be exported.
  2. Textures can not be exported.

Contact

Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions

Support Information

Please contact us at support@ProtoTechSolutions.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

4.3.19142.3049.

1. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system

4.2.0.0

1. Enhancement: Added support for AutoCAD 2020. 2. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

4.1.0.0

1. Enhancement: Export "Properties(Metadata)" of parts in JSON file. 2. Fixed : Model was not getting exported sometimes if visual style was other than "Realistic".

4.0.0.0

1. Support to AutoCAD 2019 2. Material appearance enhancement with default support of light in three.js editor/viewer
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