CAD file formats supported by Bentley Systems' MicroStation and Intergraph's Interactive Graphics Design System (IGDS) CAD programs

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Batch convert dgn files to separate shapefiles in ArcGIS

Actually, currently we are doing dgn -> shp file conversion using ogr2ogr. Batch convert dgn files to shp files using ogr2ogr The problem is, at times the point layer is not getting read properly ...
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Batch convert dgn files to shp files using ogr2ogr

We have hundreds of dgn files which have to be converted to shapefiles. I am trying to use these commands to batch convert all the dgn files in a folder. for %%f in (*.dgn) do ogr2ogr -f "ESRI ...
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Multi-writer (ArcGIS FME) for export to DGN

I would like to ask, if there is any way for export from one Reader (line geometry, format ArcSDE) to more writers (all in the same format DGN). Specific line with identical ID then would be displayed ...
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Avoiding 400km shift NW in *.dgn files are shifted 400km (N/W) in *.dgn files with QGIS and Ubuntu?

I received .dgn files with VN2000 projection. You can find the files here. I can open them with QGIS easily by using the Browser Panel. The dataset includes lines, polygons and point. I am being ...
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Are there free software options to view dgn files?

I need to view a large number of .dgn files without adding it to ArcMap, Microstation. So I need a free software solution to view the dgn files. I will only be viewing the files and will not need to ...
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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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How to import shared cell (dgn, dwg) to .gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a dwg file within the text is stored in a shared cell. When the dwg file is dragged into ArcMap (10.2) it does not display properly - the shared cell is displayed as a point. As well, when I ...
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Accessing elements Linestring and points from a DGN file and displaying both layers on QgsMapCanvas

I am using PyQGIS APIs to develop a standalone application which currently display's map data layers on QgsMapCanvas from .shp, .tif, .dgn files. I am able to do it for .shp and .tif but not for .dgn ...
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How to read/write a DGN file with java?

I want to read/write a DGN file with java code. Is it possible?
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Translating Annotations with FME

There is a situation where I have annotation in dgn file as an attribute info, eg: it is circumference of trees trunk. I have a feature class in esri file geodatabase named ‘tree’ which has an ...
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Could not translate dgn geometry to esri fgdb

I am trying to import geometry in dgn file to a point feature class in arcgis file geodatabase. I have a layer in dgn file 'baum' which bascially means trees. I want to store these features in CAD ...
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Importing dgn geometry into empty file geodatabase feature class?

I have an empty geodatabase in arcgis for certain domain application. It has several feature datasets each containing related feature classes. for example : feature dataset - NATURE, it has a ...
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How to read DGN using GDAL in VB.Net?

Reading a DGN file is a big problem for me. I tried more and more but can't find a way to read a dgn(v8) file by VB.Net. After many search, i found out that GDAL can read and write dgn file, but i 'm ...
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Export DGN to shape or postgis with multiple mslinks

I need a command line tool to export DGN files to shapefile or PostGIS, I tried ogr2ogr but it only exports type, level, graphicgroup, colorindex, weight, style, entitynum, mslink and text. I need the ...
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Overlaying misaligned DGN file in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I received a DGN file, I believe created in Bentley 8, and there is a bit of a misalignment problem. The dgn, when overlain on a Bing Maps aerial or NAIP image, shows up about 20 m or so off. I'm set ...
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Read DGN file in java or c#

I'm looking solution to read DGN file in java or c# without any success. Gdal makes many problem and doesn't support all element eg. complex element. Does anyone know of a library that supports the ...
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How to work with Microstation DGN v8i files in QGIS?

I have a set of multiple files in DGN format (Microstation V8i). I would like to work with them in Qgis. Since QGIS only support pre-V8i dgn files, I cannot directly open the files. My first idea was ...
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Can't open Dgn file with CadWorkspaceFactory?

I am trying to open Dgn File to get data. But I got the error: "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component ?" when using OpenFromFile statement, please see my codes: Type ...
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Export Postgis Geometry POINT as Label text to DXF or DGN

I really need to export, by the ogr2ogr command or similar, text information related to a geometry position from my PostgreSQL(with PostGIS) database to an AutoCAD DXF layer file or to a Microstation ...
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Is there a free way to convert DGN v8i to… any other format?

(Update: We have postgis and ogr2ogr (etc.) but not any ESRI or Microstation software.) I just got DGN v8i files and I can't find any free way to convert them to... anything else. FME and AutoDWG ...
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Error when converting .shp to .dxf

I have created a polygon shape file in Erdas Imagine 9.2 from a raster image. I want to export it to .dxf or .dgn for further processing. When I export the .shp to .dxf in Global Mapper, large ...
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QGIS conversion of Microstation .DGN to .SHP?

I'm attempting to convert a .dgn file to .shp using QGIS. I'm reading that support is only provided for v7 microstation files, is this still the case? I've been using ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" ...
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FME explode cells

I want to ask if anyone knows how to explode a DGNV8 cell in FME workbench so that it is exported out as a single point to a mdb.I have read a little documentation and it seems I need to set the ...
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How to view DGN file in ArcMap?

I have a DGN file made by Workshop Paint Pro and would like to view it in ArcMap 10 so that I can create a risk map. What are the procedures I need to follow?
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How to create feature LineString in a Polygon shape file layer (OGR/GDAL)?

I used below codes to create ShapeFile layer OGRDataSource *poDS, *poSHPDS; OGRLayer *poSHPLayer; ...... poSHPLayer = poSHPDS->CreateLayer (shpFileName, NULL, wkbPolygon , NULL); And I ...
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Can't convert geometry from Dgn file to Shape file?

I am using below codes to try convert geometry from a Dgn file to Shape file. But, I can't exit the Feature reading loop. Are there anyone know why and how to fix it ? Please download the dgn file ...
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Add MicroStation dgn to ArcGIS/ArcCatalog 10.1

I'm an iOS programmer but new to using ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having a problem loading my MicroStation dgn file to ArcCatalog. I've connected the folder containing my MicroStation V8i roadway design dgn to ...
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How to identify custom lines in .Dgn file using DgnLib?

I am getting a problem, I can't identify custom lines in .Dgn file. As you know, in Microstation 7, we can assign the style value of lines from 0 to 7. But if lines are customed lines, they always ...
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Arc 10.0 Running Python function CADToGeodatabase() crashes ArcMap/Catalog contd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ArcGIS 10.0 Running Python function CADToGeodatabase() crashes ArcMap/ArcCatalog Sorry, no room to put all this in the coments window - tried putting this in Answer but ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 Running Python function CADToGeodatabase() crashes ArcMap/ArcCatalog

My code: import arcpy, csv from arcpy import env dgnfile = str(arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0)) outFeatureClass = str(arcpy.GetParameterAsText(1)) #the fc in my fgdb template to be ...
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Bentley DGN format to Oracle Spatial

Hello did anyone ingested the DGN (all versions) to Oracle Spatial? -Rao.
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Ogr: How to add layer description to dgn?

I have created a dgn-file using Ogr, but can't find a way to fill out the description for this layer programatically. (something like _dgnLayer.Description = "Highways") opts.Add("SEED=" + ...