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Understanding AutoCAD to ArcGIS conversion data limits?

I'm working to transition some of our data from CAD to GIS by bringing it in by adding the .dwg file to ArcMap itself and remapping using the DWG as a guide. I was wondering if there was a limit as to ...
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Importing shapefiles into AutoCAD?

When I import a shapefile into Civil 3D 2014 my attribute fields are adding three more significant figures to the end of my values. I have played around with the precision and scale and between float ...
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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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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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CAD Contour Lines to ArcGIS Attributed Polylines [closed]

I'm having a 'CAD to GIS' issue. I have a dwg file which contains large number of contour lines that have been split by labels. I need to import the contour lines from CAD to GIS so that they contain ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Setting up of GIS/CAD directories? [duplicate]

I'm seeking input on the most practical way to set up a directory system for AutoCAD and GIS projects. I want a basic folder template I can copy and paste each time I have a new project. I can ...
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Shapefile attributes to Autocad Annotation

How can I export the attribute information for the shapefile/feature class to Autocad Annotation/Text. I'm able to export the shapefile to autocad but unable to get the attributes in annotation. Need ...
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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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Reprojecting DWG file using AutoCAD? [closed]

I can't remember if AutoCAD supports reprojecting layers from a projection/datum to an other projection/datum. My first question is : could it be done on AutoCAD? Second question, which matters ...
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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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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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Is it possible to import an autocad feature to a feature layer without exporting to .shp/.dwg

Does anyone know if it is possible to import a feature (point, line or polygon) drawn in Autocad directly to a feature layer in ArcMap, so in essence a "feature sucker", rather then exporting the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 world'...