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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You may run into issues since you're not publishing the DGN file using MircoStation.
You need to allow ArcMap to read certain CAD formats. From the ESRI Help:
- Start ArcCatalog or ArcMap.
- Click Customize on the main menu and click ArcCatalog Options or ArcMap Options.
- Click the CAD tab.
- Check the box Examine all file extensions to display all DGN files. Uncheck it to display only DGN files saved with the .dgn extension.
- Click OK to close the dialog box.
This page shows the supported AutoCAD and MicroStation formats at the 10.1. Note:
Direct-read formats are translated on the fly into memory as read-only feature datasets. You can add them to map documents directly from the Catalog window.
You can also try with this tool, inside conversion toolbox: