The file input and output commands recognize any valid Uniform Resource Locator (URL) path to a DWG file.
You can use AutoCAD to open and save files from the Internet. The AutoCAD file input and output commands (OPEN, EXPORT, and so on) recognize any valid URL path to an AutoCAD file. The drawing file that you specify is downloaded to your computer and opened in the AutoCAD drawing area. You can then edit the drawing and save it, either locally or back to any Internet or intranet location for which you have sufficient access privileges.
If you know the URL to the file you want to open, you can enter it directly in the Select File dialog box. You can also browse defined FTP sites or web folders in the Select File dialog box, use the Browse the Web dialog box to navigate to the Internet location where the file is stored, or access project collaboration sites hosted by Autodesk. Buzzsaw. using the Buzzsaw icon in the Select File or Save Drawing As dialog box.
With the Browse the Web dialog box, you can navigate quickly to a specific Internet location to open or save a file. You can specify a default Internet location that is loaded each time you open the Browse the Web dialog box. Using the Browse the Web dialog box to access files is particularly useful when you don't know the correct URL, or when you want to avoid entering a long URL each time you access an Internet location.