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Shapefile or DXF file edit in C#

I have a C# desktop application. In the future I want to be able to open files of type .dxf or .shp, edit them, save in the same format (as if it were CAD and its tools - simple -). Is there an open ...
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Coordinates problems when converting DXF to SHP

I had a DXF converted by a QGIS plugin called "AnotherDXF2Shape V0.9". When I overlayed the shapefile on Google Maps, the draw is not in the same position as it should have been. The ...
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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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How convert AutoCAD coords WGS84 (Google Maps coords)?

I tried it on my own, but the coordinates are incorrect Here at the entrance 9877.662483,3764.885102 Here's what the output should be 55.755711228,37.558133244 var csFact = new CoordinateSystemFactory(...
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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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Georeferencing from Autocad MEP to GIS

I have a bunch of 3D models drawn in Autocad MEP, which have the coordinates information but are not georeferenced. I would like to be able to put them on a GIS map, so I can visualize both the ...
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Georeferencing AutoCad Drawing in ArcGIS Pro

I requested an AutoCAD file of a small town's streets/buildings to try out georeferencing the drawing as practice. Needless to say, this drawing does not have a coordinate system specified, but the ...
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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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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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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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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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