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Network structure documentation

Good morning everyone, english is not my native language, so I hope I explain my problem right... I have a new project where I have to use QGIS. My network planning company works usually with AutoCAD. ...
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Using elevation point of splines from AutoCAD in ArcMap

I have splines countour lines with Control Point z in autocad . I want use z point values in hecras. So I export polylines of the DWG toArcMap but in the elevation tab the values seems incorrect and ...
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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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Georeference a DXF or DWG file using gdal or any other

I want to convert DXF file to shapefile georeferenced, let me any idea.
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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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QGIS export labels to AutoCAD

In QGIS I have the following Line layer with labels. I export the line as a .dxf file including the display option "Symbollayer display" with a scale (Sorry for the German window but I think it ...
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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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Resolving coordinate systems in AutoCAD and ArcMap

I have been correcting geological maps using Bing imagery in AutoCAD. The imagery is good enough to see the features. I want to transpose to ArcMap to access good topographic information. I'm having ...
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.dwg CAD file has annotations but they're not showing up in ArcMap

I have a CAD file with tree data I need to put into ArcMap. I need the species information of each tree point. When I open up the .dwg file in Autodesk TrueView 2018, all the necessary shows up as can ...
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Can't initialize topology in Autodesk Industry Model 2017

Im facing difficulty trying to initiate my Industry model topology, i always get the error of cannot write _tisl with sql loader, i tried to clean the lines but no luck, i dont know what to do im ...
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DWG reprojecton

I`ve tried to reproject a DWG file from NAD83CSRS/17N to WGS84/Latlong as follows Create a new DWG Assigning the target coordinate system to the new DWG Attach original drawing Query all objects from ...
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QGIS Map to Autocad (not SVG,PDF OR Image)

Is there any way to export the map extent set with Altas points in QGIS to convert to DWG instead of whole project or any shapefile?
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Extracting relevant data from CAD format into a PostgreSQL database

I have received some survey information in the format of a .DWG (AutoCAD file) and I am trying to extract the data from this file into QGIS and then into a PostgreSQL database. In the .DWG file there ...
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Importing AutoCAD 2017 file into QGIS/Google Earth [duplicate]

I have a map available in specific coordinates (2D) in AutoCAD 2017. How do I import it into QGIS 3.8.3/Google Earth for data analysis?
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Rotation angle is clockwise or counterclockwise?

Does QGIS use clockwise or counterclockwise angle? In Esri Desktop, I can change rotation style from Geographic to Arithmetic. In QGIS, is there any way to change the Rotation Style to make it use ...
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CAD data not overlaying in ArcGIS, but has correct coordinates in AutoCAD

I received a set of drawings that were drawn in millimetres but in the correct coordinate system; I use GDA94 with my coordinates in metres, so this should theoretically be a simple fix using my usual ...
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Export GDB to CAD

How may export multiple shapefile in GDB to cad? after export l want to get same count cad file as in GDB. l have used export to cad, but merged all shapefile in one cad file.
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Can AutoCAD connect to PostGIS (specifically for Ordnance Survey Mastermap)?

As per title. Can up to date (2019) AutoCAD versions be practically/safely connected to a PostGIS database. And more specifically does this work well/practically/safely for accessing Ordnance Survey ...
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Exporting symbols rather than points in .dxf

I have a map I've made in QGIS which is points from a .csv file. These have then be turned into different symbols based on what they represent and then the sizes of said symbols based on values in the ...
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Migrating Leaderline Annotations from AutoCAD to GDB using FME?

I am trying to migrate leaderline annotation from AutoCAD to ESRI thru FME. While reading the leader anno from dwg, the reader reads it as 3 individual components and not a single entity. Is it ...
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Line Model with Z-dimension [duplicate]

I made a contour model of a specific area and named it by its height. I need this Data to import into AutoCAD, so I saved it as .dfx with Information about its Z-dimension, by choosing "include z-...
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AutoCAD / QGIS file sharing

I'm looking for some advice on GIS file formats. At work, we use Trimble GPS to record features in the field so we've been exporting as shapefiles to make maps of sites. I use QGIS and a coworker ...
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Loading online google maps in AutoCAD?

How do I load Google imagery (online Google Maps) into AutoCAD Map 3D 2010 ?
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Georeferencing CAD drawing and setting ground control points in GRASS?

I'm fairly new to QGIS and Grass GIS, and learning the interface. I have a CAD drawing that has no coordinate system assigned and needs to be georeferenced to NAD83 HARN Northern Colorado (feet). I'...
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Using 3D imagery in ArcGIS Pro?

I have a Lidar Scan from the inside of a building, in the program Leica Cyclon (.ptg .ptz .xyz) and/or Autodesk ReCap (.rcp .pts .rcs .e57). I need to import this data into ArcGIS Scene for 3D viewing....
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Distortion when exporting from QGIS to DXF?

I'm rather new in the GIS world, and I'm having a weird problem that I have no idea how to solve. I received a GIS map and I wanted to export one of the layers as DXF; I selected the correspondent ...
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Difference of georeferenced and ungeoreferenced map in AutoCAD?

Can somebody please explain the difference of an ungeoreferenced scanned map and a georeferenced one in AutoCAD?
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Importing DWG / DXF into QGIS?

I'm having some trouble converting a simple site schematic drawn in AutoCad into a shapefile for use in QGIS. A co-worker who works remotely has done the Autocad Drawings, and has exported as ...
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Import a print template from AutoCad into QGIS Print Composer

I use QGIS (version 2.18.19) and my consulting colleagues use AutoCAD. A lot of our clients ask me to put my QGIS maps into AutoCAD format. Is there a way to simply import the print composer template ...
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Rasters, ArcMap to Autocad (vanilla)

If i clip a raster in Arcmap (10.5) and the export it so as to import it into autocad 2018(vanilla using georefimg - not map3d or civil). it gives me a error message and will not attach the image. ...
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Create jgw-file

So, I created a merged geotiff for my area of interest and then used GDAL-transform to get a jpg. This jpg comes with a aux.xml-file storing all georeferencing. Problem is, AutoCAD demands a jgw-file ...
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Extracting the z-values of a stream in a watershed if I have the values of the contours

I have the z-values of the contours (physical contours) of a watershed in AutoCAD civil, but I may use them in ArcGIS 10.2 and I have already created a DEM. I need to extract the z-values for the ...
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Conflicting scale in layouts between AutoCAD and QGIS?

I have a recurrent problem. Whenever I import data from AutoCAD (through dxf, properly referenced) into QGIS and then compose a layout at the same scale as the layout I had in AutoCAD, they appear to ...
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Export to CAD: How to prevent ArcGIS Pro 2.01 from adding results to Map/TOC?

How can I prevent ArcGIS Pro 2.01 from adding "Export to CAD" results to Map/TOC? This is easily done in legacy ArcGIS Desktop in Geoprocessing options and unchecking the "Add results of ...
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Export AutoCad 2017 layer (with lines, blocks, and text) to GIS shapefile

How can I convert (export?) a DWG block into a GIS shapefile so that the block's insertion point will become a point in the shapefile and the block's text attribute will carry over as an attribute in ...
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Autocad 2007 raster design loading problem

I try to load Autodesk raster design 2007 from this link https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-raster-design-2007-object-enabler.html, after I ...
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Exporting Layers to Cad with Seed file Changes size and Location On ArcMap

Some background information before I go into the issue. I am working on project that takes place in Erie county New York. The shapefiles consist of 2 line layers and 2 point layers. The files were ...
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CAD Equivalent of Maplex and VBScript for Labeling

Is there a CAD equivalent of maplex functionality and VBScript usage to produce custom labels? I'm pulling a shapefile into CAD, but not sure what support there is to intelligently label the ...
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Autocad revcloud type polygon edge

I'm wondering if there's an easy way to make a polygon edge in QGIS 2.18 look like an Autocad revcloud (shown in red). I would prefer an edge that looks a little random over one that is made up of a ...
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QGIS export/save to .dxf scale problems

I'm working in AutoCAD with a layer from a shapefile. The problem occurs when Autocad opens the file : the coordinates are the same than in QGIS, but when I try to draw a line 1 meter is 0,00001 in ...
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Loading dwg and dxf in autocad

We have a dwg file. When we open it in autocad it looks ok. When we convert it to dxf and load it in either postgis or qgis it is located about 1000 miles from where its suppose to be. If we reload ...

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