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FME conversion defaults to inches when all data is in meters

I regurlaly do conversions between shape, dwg, tif, and a few other formats in FME. Often, the resulting unit in dwg files is inches. I'm a bit surprised at this, since all ingoing data is in meters ...
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DWG to image tiles using FME

I need to make image tiles out of a DWG. I need them so I can use them as overlay on google maps. hopefully I can get them in this folder configuration: zoom_level/x_or_column/y_or_row.png or similar ...
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Exporting text object coordinates in DWG file to excel

How can I export the coordinates of each of the text objects in the layers MovePLOTNUM and PLOTSNUM to excel sheet (columns: layer, text value of the object, x, y). Is this possible with AutoCAD or I ...
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Table Join in AutoCAD shapefile and MS access

I have a shapefile and an MS Access table with a common field. I want to join the shapefile to the table. Is this possible? If yes, how can I then add the MS Access table to AutoCAD?
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Exporting contour lines from CAD to GIS

I've been using GIS softwares in the past few years by I'm new using AutoCAD. Well, I have contour lines in AutoCAD and I want to export it into QGIS (I also have access to ArcMAP). I saved as .dxf ...
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Using Python to alter the drawing layers visibility within the layer properties?

Does anyone know of a way that I could programmatically access and alter the visibility of each individual drawing layer found within the layers property dialog box? The CAD file that I have brought ...
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Projecting SHP file in QGIS [duplicate]

I have a DXF file of a building from AutoCAD. I saved this DXF file as a SHP file in QGIS. But this SHP file is converted from a plain DXF file and is not referenced/projected, it is drawn from ...
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How do I get dwg file in Autocad Civil 3D to align with a georeferenced shapefile and attach coordinate system?

I am working on a project mapping Rockingham castle for a event help there in August and am mapping the layout and camping area. I'm looking at taking over from the person previously performing this ...
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Exporting an image from QGIS for use in Autocad

I am using QGIS to open mrsid files from NAIP, clipping the part of the county that I need and using the "save as" option to export as a geotiff in state plane coordinates for use in Autocad. I am ...
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AutoCAD Map 3D GeoTIFF in the wrong place

I recently was looking at a way of using GeoTIFF in AutoCAD 2015. I was looking at a way of specifying coordinate system using one of UTM projections. I didn't have much luck with that and I decided ...
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Adding LAS files into AutoCAD map 3D with Point Cloud Manager tool

It's my first time to use AutoCAD map 3D for LiDAR. Based on my googling, it is said that I can bring .las file by creating new index and using the Point Cloud Manager tool (the image on the top - ...
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adding coordinates into autocad workspace

Have been importing coordinate points directly from excel sheet to the workspace and recently did notice that having successfully done that then try add a point that's already been imported by typing ...
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Shapefile-Autocad-Fields

I converted my shape file to autocad. How can I see my fields in autocad.
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DWG to SHP - suddenly a huge ammount of data in one file

I converted four DWG-Files with ArcMap to SHP. Suddenly one data had a huge ammount of data: file 1: DWG: 4,5 MB ----> SHP. 9,7 MB file 2: DWG: 12,7 MB --> SHP: 110 MB (!) file 3: DWG: 3,4 MB --...
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How to export color of polygon from Autocad into QGIS?

I use Qgis 2.14. I have some problem with export .dgn to shp from Autocad. Qgis appropriates random colors to my polygons after export. Somebody knows how i can export original color of my Autocad dgn?...
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Assigning a classification to a shapefile to export to CAD

I'm trying to export a number of polygon shapefiles from Arcmap 10.3 to AutoCAD. The polygons are divided into four different classes and I need to retain the information of which polygon belongs to ...
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Discrepancy between CAD and GIS route lengths

I have imported a route from AutoCAD which is marked every kilometre and converted it into a shapefile. I put markers every 100 m using X-Tools. There is a difference between the two sets of markers, ...
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Dividing a shape in equal pieces?

I have data in Autocad. As you can see there's a buffer (purple) inside of the blue shape, I want to divide the blue shape to small equal pieces that have the same surface area. What I'm looking for ...
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Converting Shapefile to Autocad

I am Trying to export from shapefile to autocad. But it is not converted correctly. My labels are not shown.
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Can I use .crd and .dwg files as QGIS data sources?

I want to use my autocad files(.dwg) and my field files (.crd), and want to know if they are compatible with qgis.
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Update CAD drawings with GIS data [closed]

We need to update 300 separate CAD drawings (a separate dwg file for each map grid page) with 38,000 point features that are currently stored in a geodatabase We need to remove the existing points in ...
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Preserve table info when converting AutoCAD .DWG to MapInfo .TAB

I've been using Universal Translator to convert some .DWG files into .TAB. I would like to know if there is there is a way to preserve the data in the AutoCAD file's table when converting to .TAB? ...
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DWG to shapefile?

How to convert AutoCAD (DWG) file to shapefile (SHP)? if I check in the export option, there is no option for converting the acad file shape, what is the use of converting the data to shape?
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Importing Mapinfo .TAB files to AutoCad Map

It is any way to import Mapinfo files to Autocad Map with line and polygon style definitions cereated in Mapinfo?
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Does this DXF file contain geolocation data?

I'm new to autocad and have been sent a file with polylines which I need to plot on a map. However I cannot see that the file contains any geolocation data to plot it accurately. The GeoLocation tab ...
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Repositioning DXF Imported into QGIS?

I have a polyline drawing from AutoCAD that I would like to reposition manually, if possible. During my efforts so far it has been turned into both a tab file and shape file. The main source of ...
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Inserting shapefile in AutoCAD Workspace?

How can I insert an ArcMap shapefile in AutoCad or how can I save the shapefile so as to put it in Autocad Workspace? Even a tool in ArcMap that exports shapefile in a form which can be inserted in ...
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Creating custom CRS based on local project parameters in QGIS?

I'm having trouble creating custom proj4 CRS files to work with existing .shp files on local project coordinates. (Local in that the coordinates are relative only to themselves and not the 'real world'...
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Converting Titleblock from AutoCad .dwg into template for ArcMap Layout view?

We have a company standard template for figures in a CAD .dwg file, it is in paper-space (equivalent to layout view) in the CAD file. I would like to use the template without having to re-create it ...
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Converting AutoCAD Map 3D file to M4 readable format?

Is there an easy way to convert an AutoCAD file to something so that it can be put in M4 and work? I know that one can export from M4 to shapefiles and then import those in to AutoCAD but I wasn't ...
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FME AUTOCAD_OD Reader error [closed]

I have a Civil 3d CAD file with an attached object data table. The dwg contains only closed polylines and I have a single ODT defined with 30 fields which include text, integer and double data types. ...
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AutoCAD 3D (2014) conveting a TIN to ASC

I am using LIDAR asc files to generate a large storm water catchment area which I would like to then combine with some survey work including river Bathymetry to actually combine the data to have one ...
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Autocad Revit to Arcmap workflows

I am currently working on my dissertation with BIM to GIS workflows, specifically at this stage Revit to ArcMap. Through importing to ArcMap with .DXF (without the use of FME or similar) the BIM ...
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NAD 1983 Illinois State Plane- not projecting correctly

I'm having trouble with CAD drawings not projecting correctly within ArcMap 10.2. I am working in NAD 1983 State Plane Illinois East FIPS 1201 (US Feet) and want my CAD drawing to be located in the ...
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Importing linetypes from AutoCAD to ArcMap?

I am creating a map that has property lines, streams, sanitary sewer, railroads etc. I would like to apply lineytpes that are similar to those of AutoCAD, if that is possible?
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Area of parcel on Autocad is deferent from ArcGIS and we need to rectify ArcGIS Area Calculations

I have a problem with the built in Area calculation field in ArcGIS and in Autocad map 3d area for the same feature. The issue happened specifically when using Arcs (Curves) . The scenario is we have ...
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Annotation Conversion from into .shp file with appropriate Fonts Format in attribute table

My Drawing file (.dwg file) is contained with Annotation with Gujarati Text in many type of fonts(eg. Gujarati Saral, Nilkanth, Shruti...). After Conversion of Annotation to .shp file, Attributes are ...
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Shift in Feature Service within AutoCAD Since AGS 10.3 Upgrade

We use custom projections in ArcGIS for AutoCAD within which feature service displayed perfectly prior to our upgrade from AGS 10.1 to 10.3. For instance, our users have working drawing in which they ...
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Export 3D data dxf file problems with elevation value

I have the problem that i can´t export a shp file into DXF and include the eleveation value I make all the procedure explane on "export 3D data dxf file 4" but each time I have the folow error: C:\&...
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Publishing AutoCad *.dwg files into HTML?

I'm new using Autocad. What I currently have is a dwg file generated from AutoCad 2015, now, I want to publish this file somehow into an html (web-mapping?) page so I can grab it from there and embed ...
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Pulling the building from ground to roof

I use Microstation v8. I have to make a building (solid) from existing property register (on the base level) cut on the top by the roof (which I have already). To sum up - I own the property register (...
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Converting 3d images in meters to feet when exported to dxf

In QGIS 2.10, I am using the raster calculator to convert a metric elevated raster to feet and then create 2 foot contours (no problem). But when I dxf it out and put it in CAD, I can get the contours ...
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Bringing multiple non-projected CAD .dwg files over to ArcMap as a projected ESRI .shp

Is there a streamlined method to bring over CAD .dwg files that have unknown coordinate systems into ArcMap as ESRI .shp files and project the coordinate system of each new .shp accordingly? I have ...
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How to convert AutoCAD layers to .shp

I have 0 experience in AutoCAD and need to convert some layers to .shp I can use and store in ArcMap. Would anyone be willing to give a step-by-step procedure on this process?
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Update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from ArcGIS Shapefile

I need to update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from a GIS point dataset shapefile format (in ArcGIS). I would like to do this for an AutoCAD template as project work starts. I have ...
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Exporting Contours from QGIS into AutoCAD [duplicate]

I'm trying to export contour lines from QGIS into standard AutoCAD but I'm not having much luck. It does not seem to matter what type of file I select as the output during the contour creating (eg. ...
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Georeferencing CAD drawing with 1 control point

I am a newbie in AutoDesk AutoCAD 2015 and have a problem at hand. I have a drawing which has a known Universal Transvers Mercator based control point but for the drawing to be georeferenced in ...
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What are the main issues of creating DXF not from Autodesk Products?

We are trying to work on a project, and the requirements for delivering the product to the company is in DXF files because they use Autocad and we should meet their standards. On the other hand we ...
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Importing CAD polyline symbology into same polyline but converted to feature class?

I'm working with a CAD drawing (DWG), and I've exported the polyline layer into a file geodatabase. When I add the exported polyline layer to ArcMap, and try to import the symbology from the original ...
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How to extract points from a Digital Elevation Model in ArcGIS 10.1?

More specifically my question would be if there is a way to create a grid over the digital elevation model in GIS and extract points, or elevational data, from the intersecting points of the grid? I ...