DGN Import Hotfix

Thank you for downloading the DGN Import Hotfix.

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this hotfix. We recommend that you read this entire document before you apply the hotfix to your product. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.


Issues Resolved by This Hotfix

This hotfix corrects the following issue:

When importing a DGN 7 file, MSLinks attribute linkage values are not extracted.


Products Repaired by This Hotfix



Operating Systems



Installation Instructions

To install the DGN Import Hotfix

NOTE: You must have administrative privileges on your Microsoft® Windows® operating system to complete the installation process.

  1. Download and extract the Hotfix files to a folder on your local drive.
  2. Navigate to the product installation folder (for example, C:\Program Files\AutoCAD Map 3D 2009) and locate the AcDgnIO.dbx file.
  3. Right-click the AcDgnIO.dbx file and click Properties. Click the Version tab and confirm the file version.
    • If the file is version 17.2.56.0, 17.2.662.0, or 17.2.711.0, then proceed with this installation.
    • If the file is version 17.2.56.13, then this hotfix has already been applied.
  4. In the product installation folder, right-click the AcDgnIO.dbx file and rename it AcDgnIO.bak.
  5. Navigate to the folder where you extracted the Hotfix files.
  6. Copy the AcDgnIO.dbx to your product installation folder.
  7. Right-click the new file and click Properties. Click the Version tab and confirm that the file version is 17.2.56.13.

To remove the DGN Import Hotfix

  1. Delete the new AcDgnIO.dbx that you copied to the product installation folder.
  2. In the product installation folder, right-click the AcDgnIO.bak file and rename it AcDgnIO.dbx

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