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AutoCAD Map3D New feature from geometry fails on PostGIS

I am designing a workflow for my company which would include connecting to a PostGIS database from AutoCAD Map3D. This is done via the FDO API, included in Map3D. A key functionality I want to use is ...
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Error when trying to import a .dwg file in QGIS 3.34.2

I'm trying to import a .dwg file from a client into QGIS using Import/Export -> Import layers from DWG/DXF. Then I'm selecting the correct source drawing & target package, however when I press ...
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Custom project DXF data with metre units in JavaScript

I have a GeoJSON file with coordinates in metres in what I believe is the AutoCad World Coordinate System. (I converted from the DXF that was supplied to me, which was exported from AutoCad). The ...
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Do all AutoCAD DXF files have an origin in San Francisco?

I have a DXF file representing a suburb under construction in Western Australia. However, the file contains the following: $LATITUDE 40 37.795 9 $LONGITUDE 40 -122.394 9 This location is a ...
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Lebanon cadastral plot Deir Ez Zor/Levant Stereographic, EPSG:22780 conversion to KML projection issue

I am working Lebanon cadastral plot Deir Ez Zor/Levant Stereographic, EPSG:22780 coordinate reference system. Once I convert to shapefile or KML there was 6 meter shift in Google Earth. Shift values ...
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CADD conversion to shapefile, unable to open

I received a shapefile (which was not zipped and maybe that is the issue it came in the email as just a .shp etc.) which I threw into a folder. This data was a CADD file not sure if it was ...
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Fixing projection in DWG for ArcGIS Pro

I am working on a map of campus for work. The services in charge of technical services gave me a .DWG which contains 1194 layers from various construction projects over the year. The study area is in ...
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How to create Block References in dxf files using GDAL?

I need to use GDAL to create dxf files in AutoCAD. I have already implemented the creation of point-line geometry layers and label layers, but now the creation of Block References keeps failing. In ...
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Conversion to AutoCAD layer name changing - hyphen to underscore symbol

Shape or feature class multiple layers export to drawing file layer name changing (wherever using - hyphen symbol and space changing to underscore symbol) Is there any way same layer name convert to ...
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Create DXF file with ogr2ogr, that is visualized in AutoCAD

with ogr2ogr I try to create a DXF file, that is labeled and visualized in AutoCAD directly. What I did to visualize point objects: ogr2ogr --config GDAL_DATA "X:\OSGeo4W64\share\gdal" -f &...
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QGIS : Problem in importing geopackage that was created from a .dwg file

I have an AutoCAD .dwg file of stream/channels and hydraulic engineering data. I want to use it in QGIS (3.22.14-Białowieża) for some geoprocessing tasks. The steps I want to take are: Convert the *....
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Some layers of a DWG/DXF drawing lose their coordinates when imported to QGIS

I have a field layout AutoCAD drawing that I can import to QGIS, yet some of the layers do not get the correct position applied. These layers all appear overlying each other with their centroids at 0,...
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Exporting AutoCAD symbology/icons into ArcGIS Pro and Field Maps

EDIT: My boss is the engineer that designs erosion control plans within AutoCAD. How do I obtain the symbology used in his Autocad files to utilize in ArcGIS Pro & Field Maps? *attaching image of ...
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From QGIS to AutoCAD Civil 3D: object data of shapefile not found

My colleague and I have been trying to import a shapefile, that I made in QGIS, into AutoCAD Civil 3D. So far we have managed to get the correct geometry, but the object data/attributes don't show up ...
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QGIS file exported as AutoCAD DXF not visible on the map and loosing attribute table

By continuing the thread here: QGIS Export project to DXF loses attribute data in AutoCAD I was trying to export my file as the DXF in order to make the attribute table changes yet in QGIS. ...
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QGIS Export project to DXF loses attribute data in AutoCAD

I have managed to export my QGIS project (with more than 10 layers) to AutoCAD DXF format. The problem is, that I cannot find the attribute table data in AutoCAD. Amidst a few options, which are here:...
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Creating collision diagram in Civil3D

I've been trying to make a collision diagram similar to the one shown below in Civil3D. I've added my collision data as COGO points with geolocation and applied some basic styles, but there are 2 ...
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Using CAD drawing in ArcGIS Pro

I have a CAD drawing (Both DWG and DXF formats) which looks like below when it's been opened in AutoCad. As you can see there are annotations and what not. These are features in which I'd like to ...
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Using DXF file in ArcGIS Pro

I have a DXF file provided by a customer, it is made up of polylines, polygons and arrows with annotations pointing to the features. I want to extract certain features but also associate the ...
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Save/convert geopackage to DWG

Is there a way to save data from a geopackage to a DXF/DWG without saving each layer to a DXF in the process and then stitching them together in CAD?
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Importing LandXML data to QGIS 3.22.3

I am fairly new to QGIS and working in the Environmental Impact field as a noise specialist. We use a noise modelling software called CadnaA which is powerful, but not very user-friendly. To get ...
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Creating extra reverse polyline in ArcMap

I want to create a piping network. When I import my AutoCAD file in ArcMap, the program creates an extra reverse polyline. For example if I have a polyline which is include 50 spot, the GIS draw a ...
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Transferring vector lines from QGIS to AutoCAD (offset "insertion point")

I have a set of parcel boundary and building footprint lines that I've isolated and saved as a dxf filetype within QGIS. However, when I import the dxf file into AutoCAD, the insertion point is ...
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Moving Excel/CAD data into ArcMap [closed]

I am new to GIS. I was wondering how to go about taking geometry data (from AutoCAD) and attribute data (from Excel) and combining them into a single layer or shapefile or feature class. The AutoCAD ...
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Import Multileaders from AutoCAD into QGIS

I would like to take a set of multileaders and get the locations they point to and the text they contain as a layer or. I can get the locations of where the text sits but I am interested in where it ...
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DXF overlay problem in QGIS

I need to import and overlay in my QGIS project some geometries from a PDF (definitely not georeferenced). I ran the PDF cleanup procedure on Inkscape and exported it as a DXF file.Next, I started a ...
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GDAL/OGR convert AutoCAD DWG to shapefile

I'm trying to come up with a Python script to convert CAD files to shapefiles. The Open() calls don't error they just return None. I've tried with and without the 'CAD' driver specified. GDAL version ...
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Export DXF ArcMap to read in AutoCAD (No attributes)

Could anyone shed some light on what I am doing wrong? I have a shapefile in ArcMap which I have exported to a DXF. When I import it back into ArcMap I can see it has attributes. However when I open ...
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QGIS DXF export creating hatches with no area in AutoCAD

I am having some issues with a DXF export from QGIS. When i open the DXF file in AutoCAD, the hatches that are generating to represent the polygons in QGIS are all generating without areas. Is there ...
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DXF rending in QGIS independently of symboloys

I have imported a DXF file from AutoCAD into QGIS 3.20 and it has applied the rendering that it had in AutoCAD. I am trying to figure out how QGIS detects these settings so that when I run a process ...
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Drawing from .dxf-import to QGIS is situated off the CRS

I created a drawing (extent of an area) in Autocad LT 2021 which I want to import to QGIS. In QGIS are the boundaries of a city which should be overlayed with my drawing. My drawing is already ...
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Using ArcMap georeferencing in AutoCAD

I am working on a project in ArcMap. I added an auto cad .dwg to my map, and in ArcMap, and I Georeferenced this .dwg file. So now the DWG drawing is moved to be exactly on my drawing in ArcMap. I ...
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Shape or point pattern [closed]

Is it possible to draw one shapeline or one point and repeat it in a specific direction with a specific distance for a specific amount? Like the pattern function in AutoCAD? I'm working with QGIS. An ...
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Converting linestring of the imported DXF to a closed polygon

Is there a way to convert linestring of the imported DXF file to a closed polygon? I am using QGIS 3.10.
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importing shapefiles into AutoCAD map

I need to import a complex polygon shape file into AutoCAD (AutoCAD map 3D 2015). I can import using Mapimport command, I can use the shp attributes to split into different drawing layers etc. What I ...
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Contour lines from AutoCAD to QGIS: how to automatically assign the right value to the Z

I have a plate of contour lines made on AutoCAD (contour lines do not have a Z). The Z is indicated only for some curves but in a text format. If you import the table in QGIS the situation is this (...
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Assigning coordinate system to ungeoreferenced CAD Drawing while maintaining CAD shape and size using ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.8.1 for this project. I am attempting to bring a small town's CAD map of their streets and buildings into ArcMap and then will work on converting some of this data to shapefiles. ...
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DXF file conversion

I am a new qgis user. Learning how to georeference .pdfs and .jpgs etc. I have a georeferenced pdf survey plat that I converted into a vector. I am now attempting to convert it into a dxf file so I ...
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How can I create a shapefile from a .dwg file?

I'm working on extracting various weather data from a specified region for a project. I've obtained the map for the area and isolated my part specifically on AutoCAD. Now I have a .dwg file which ...
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Added CAD file to ArcMap, annotations that are present in AutoCAD showing up as points in ArcMap

So I added this cad file to my map using the add data button and everything showed up, except for these texts that belong to the lines. The text itself showed up as points The annotation layer ...
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AutoCAD convert polyline to polygon

How can I convert polyline to polygon when the command MAPPOLYLINETOPOLYGON doesn't work at all? I have the map, which is based on the raster PDF. The most reasonable option is redrawing these shapes ...
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Exporting to DXF with properties QGIS 3.12 [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 3.12. Is there a way I can export my project to DXF including the information in the properties table, so I will be able to see the properties of the feature in AutoCAD?
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Coordinate systems from AutoCAD to QGIS

I am having issues bringing an AutoCAD drawing into QGIS. I currently use AutoCAD with Carlson (surface mining and civil modules). My current workflow for maps is this... Import points using Lat/Long. ...
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shapefile is saved as AutoCAD type [closed]

I'm asking this question for a student I have that can't open shapefiles in QGIS. Whenever she tries to open shapefile in QGIS 3 she get this error message: When I checked her library where the ...
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Esri ArcGIS shapefile to CAD - CAD file returns empty?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.6.1, and I need to transform a points shapefile into a CAD file for AutoCAD. I used the "to CAD" transformation tool in ArcMap and everything seemed to go smoothly, but when I ...
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Import 3D Shapefile in AutoCAD

I have a shp containing polygons with ELEVATION attribute field. I want to import it to Autocad and display it as 3D polygons based on the ELEVATION field without using SOLID or SURFACE in acad . I've ...
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Export labels from autocad to qgis

Is there a way to export my labels from AutoCAD into QGIS? Right now i have to label everything again in QGIS. importing an dxf-file does not work. Only points, lines or polygons will be inserted.
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Export vector layer in DXF with systematically metrical system unit?

As said on this page https://gdal.org/drivers/vector/dxf.html, GDAL writes DXF files with measurement units set to “Imperial - Inches”. If you need to change the units, edit the $MEASUREMENT and ...
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Converting coordinates to something understandable for AutoCAD [closed]

I got this from a title and need to convert it and use it in AutoCAD with coordinates. Is there anyone who can tell me how to do this? BEGINNING AT A POINT MARKED "1" ON PLAN, BEING S. 29 DEG. 29’W.,...
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Why the projection system and units are showing differ in ArcGIS and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil3D?

I have converted a bunch of shapefiles to .dwg through Model Builder in ArcGIS. The units and projection system is showing correctly in ArcGIS properties but in Autodesk Civil3D units are showing in ...
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