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I have an AutoCAD file that I want to convert to Shapfile to appear in a map by API for JavaScript in .net. What do I do?

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do you have ArcGIS desktop? –  Mapperz Feb 16 '13 at 20:16
    
yes i have arcgis destop –  eman Feb 17 '13 at 18:20
    
load AutoCAD file into are map and right click >export to shapefile. –  Mapperz Feb 18 '13 at 4:16
    
ok but i wnat to make convert by code api for javascript that i make project by asp.net and with use this part in it –  eman Feb 18 '13 at 19:13
    
You'll need a custom geoprocessing task on the server side to convert the AutoCAD file to a shapefile. From there, you could probably look here to make that shapefile appear on your map. –  raykendo Mar 19 '13 at 15:15
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I just found this free online converter to translate an AutoCAD file (in DXF or DWG format) to a shapefile on the web.

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i try this link with my autocad file and export zip file with .shp but when open it in arcmap get error –  eman Feb 17 '13 at 18:21
    
What was the error message? If you have ArcGIS for Desktop then have you tried CAD To Geodatabase followed by Feature Class To Feature Class? –  PolyGeo Feb 17 '13 at 21:41
    
i have error when open .shp "error opening feature class" and i want to convert coding by api . my project asp.net –  eman Feb 18 '13 at 19:12
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