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how to convert shp and gis line and raster data to autocad (dwg or dxf) in QGIS or GRASS

I am trying to find out which is best free GIS program with ability to convert shp and line and raster files to files suitable for autocad (e.g. dwg and dxf). I have QGIS and GRASS. I get an error ...
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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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How to convert Layout View to DXF or DWG?

How can I convert Layout View to a DXF or DWG format? I have tried the PDF way i.e. Export to PDF Convert from PDF to DWG using PDF2cad It was not a great experience because the DWG does not ...
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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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3d arcgis raster .tiff image to CFD software

I am trying to export 3d raster image prepared in ArcGIS to cfd package such as Fluent. I was wondering if anyone has experience to convert raster image to autocad 3d format, stl, vrml or any other ...
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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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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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Finding a Conceptual Site Modeling Software

I've been asked by my company to generate a conceptual site model for a project and I have no clue where to start. The purpose is to show groundwater flow through a few layers of rock either in 2D or ...
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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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How to convert AutoCAD file to Shapefile for map from ArcGIS API 3.2 for JavaScript?

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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Can Civil 3D reproject shapefiles? [closed]

Sorry to ask, but I just don't have time for help menus this week. That said, does anyone know if CAD is capable of re-projecting shapefiles? I find myself in a situation whereby I may have to use ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying to export stacked text to CAD using ArcGIS 10.2

I've been experiencing some unwanted results when trying to export stacked text to CAD using ArcGIS 10.2 for desktop. With the Export to CAD tool I can easily export polygons. However, I'm also trying ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Export .mxd to .dxf

Converting a .mxd to .dxf is something we need to do, and we do not only need the layers but also the layout of a map on our .mxd to be transfered to .dxf. I've done some research on the internet but ...
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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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some shp to dxf converted lines don't show in Autocad

I have a group of vector files that I intend to convert to "DXF" format. But after the conversion, only contour lines(white lines in the red polygon) are not displayed in Autocad. I read some related ...
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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 ...
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Offset series of points perpendicular to a line with another line as a reference distance

I need to find out how to move/create a series of points which are already on a line perpendicular left or right to intersect with a second line which runs parallel to the first. The distance between ...
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Is it possible to save a dxf in memory

Following on from my question here, when I run the ExportToCAD tool arcpy.ExportCAD_conversion(listOfLayers, formatRelease, location + fileFormat, "Ignore_Filenames_in_Tables", ...
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Error when export to CAD file

I'm using ArcGis 10.0. While output is faulty cad file public static void *convertGdb2Cad*(IFeatureClass fromFile, string toFile) { Geoprocessor GP = new Geoprocessor(); ...
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Keeping layer name when exporting to CAD?

I am trying to export selected features from layers from SDE into a DXF using python, but it does not retain the layer name. But if I do it manually using the ArcToolbox tool, it does work. Example ...
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leica-geo-office unable to export shapefiles without freezing

I’m trying to export shapefiles from leica geo-office to AutoCAD. LGO keeps freezing up whenever it opens a navigation window. Such as when trying to choose the path to save the Fieldwork Report or ...
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World DEM vs ASTER Digital Elevation Models accuracy

I use DEM essentially to create surfaces on AutoCAD Civil 3D and then to create terrain profile views. I have been using mainly ASTER imagery from which I extract 2m contour lines in QGis and then ...
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.dxf export in QGIS 2.0.1 gives hatches instead of polylines [duplicate]

This may see like a stupid question, but I'm new to QGIS, so please bear with me. I'm having a problem when saving as .dxf. I export a building layer (polygons) as a .dxf file However in AutoCAD it ...
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Procedure putting online a graveyard in a GIS

I would appreciate some advice. I’m not an expert in GIS but recently I studied a bit, came on different sites. Among others QGIS, MangoMap, ArcGIS, … etc A group of 6 small towns in Belgium wants to ...
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How to view .dwg group layers in ArcMap? [closed]

I'm trying to view 3 .dwg group layers in ArcMap 10.1. Whenever I add them to the map, I get an error message that says they are missing a spatial reference. That's fine. I'm just trying to view ...
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I exported a DXF from QGIS, but it won't open in AutoCAD

I'm new in QGIS and here is my problem: I exported a DXf from QGIS by right-clicking on the layer. Then tried to open in AutoCAD 2000. That did not work. AutoCAD gave a failure-message: Unknown ...
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How to properly import georeferenced .dxf hatches/polygons into QGIS?

I have a georeferenced AutoCAD-drawing (some district borders I vectorized with Illustrator from a raster image), saved as a 2004 ASCII .dxf-file. When I import the file in QGIS ("Add Vector Layer"), ...
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Why are some CAD lines invisible in ArcMap?

Why am I unable to see certain line features in certain DWG or DXF files in ArcMap? I've tried changing the symbology, converting the files (with Autodesk TrueView) to various iterations of the DWG ...
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Contours Export Flat

Im am trying to export my contours from ArcMap to AutoCad from a .tiff. I am able to get the contours extracted and opened in AutoCad but they come out flat. I made sure I was inserting the correct ...
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How to add georeferenced TIFF to AutoCAD 2010

I have a ~6GB georeferenced (from ArcGIS) .TIFF satellite image that a colleague wishes to add to AutoCAD 2010. He wants it as a base layer for digitising features from. I have searched forums but ...