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AutoCAD is a CAD software application for 2D and 3D design and drafting.

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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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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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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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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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Limiting number of decimal digits in ArcGIS to have exported file in CAD with same format?

I am supposed to have some numeric values in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop with 3 decimals Digits and then convert them to Microstation or AutoCAD. I did this Setting using field calculator and 'round' ...
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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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Exporting contour lines from CAD to GIS

I've been using GIS softwares in the past few years by I'm new using AutoCAD. Well, I have contour lines in AutoCAD and I want to export it into QGIS (I also have access to ArcMAP). I saved as .dxf ...
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Converting CorelDraw to AutoCAD?

I'm trying to convert cdr. (CorelDraw) to dxf. (AutoCad) for use in ArcMap, but new converted dxf file is not same as cdr. There is missing colors inside all polygons (polygons have only colored ...
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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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Loading online google maps in AutoCAD?

How do I load Google imagery (online Google Maps) into AutoCAD Map 3D 2010 ?
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Can't export geometry generator styling to DXF - alternatives?

I've been using QGIS' wonderful geometry generator to dynamically generate root protection zones and crown areas for some tree inventories I've been working on. It's been a massive time saver. ...
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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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Assigning a classification to a shapefile to export to CAD

I'm trying to export a number of polygon shapefiles from Arcmap 10.3 to AutoCAD. The polygons are divided into four different classes and I need to retain the information of which polygon belongs to ...
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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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Using AutoCAD to GIS Standards for Easy Import?

I am trying to setup an AutoCAD Template that will be easy to import into an ArcGIS geodatabase. Is there a way I can setup a template where the data tables are already attached so a Tech can just ...
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Preparing AutoCAD file for QGIS?

I have an AutoCAD file which i want to open in QGIS as a shapefile. In QGIS the coordinate reference system is WGS84 EPSG:4326 but I do not know how to make my AutoCAD drawing in same coordinate ...
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Systematic inaccuracy in QGIS shape area

I'm trying to find out why I get different area figure in QGIS than in AutoCAD when I'm using the same shapefile? What I did is I drew a shape in AutoCAD, imported it in QGIS and used the field ...
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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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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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Add CAD feature class to Arcgis using arcpy [closed]

I'm trying to add a CAD layer (point, polyline, annotation...etc) into ArcMap by python code, i'm using Arcgis 10.1, IDLE(Python 2.7), I faced many codes but they all gives errors, so i'm blocked ...
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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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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 2018 not compatible with ArcGIS desktop?

Does anyone have any experience with Autocad 2018? The latest release doesn't seem to be compatible with ArcMap Desktop 10.5. I've tried running the CAD to GDB tool and adding the files in the table ...
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Exporting shapefile from ArcGIS Desktop into Autodesk Ecotect?

I am trying to export a shapefile from ArcGIS 10 into Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2011 for solar analysis. I have a shapefile with polygons, and the heights of buildings is stored in the attribute table....
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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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Exporting SHP files into AutoCAD readable files? [closed]

I have a full water supply network drawn in a shapefile which I created using Qgis 2.2.0. Now I need to export it into a format that enables me to open it in AutoCAD. I am trying to export it as a dxf ...
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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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Converting AutoCAD blocks to ArcGIS symbols?

Im trying to import AutoCAD blocks into ArcGIS. The polyline part of the symbols in these blocks i want to store as a symbol in ArcGIS. Some symbols i was more or less able to find in existing ...
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How can I use QGIS to convert points with elevations to DXF?

I'm trying to convert points (with their elevations) into a dxf file for use in AutoCAD LT. I've tried "save as" to dxf for the layer, which appears to almost work...the dxf has x and y location ...
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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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Update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from ArcGIS Shapefile

I need to update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from a GIS point dataset shapefile format (in ArcGIS). I would like to do this for an AutoCAD template as project work starts. I have ...
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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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Annotation conversion into shapefile with appropriate Fonts Format in attribute table

My drawing file (.dwg file) is contained with Annotation with Gujarati Text in many type of fonts (e.g. Gujarati Saral, Nilkanth, Shruti...). After conversion of annotation to shapefile, attributes ...
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Looking for advice on getting GIS data into existing AutoCAD site survey [closed]

I've got a variety of GIS data from Albemarle County in ShapeFile and DWG format. I'm looking to get the topographic layers and property boundaries together with my existing site survey created by a ...
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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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Repositioning DXF Imported into QGIS?

I have a polyline drawing from AutoCAD that I would like to reposition manually, if possible. During my efforts so far it has been turned into both a tab file and shapefile. The main source of ...
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Creating polygon with one click in QGIS?

How can i create a polygon inside a hole made by a set of other polygons? blue X space on the image. I want to create polygon with one click, like in autocad with option BOUNDARY.
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Does GIS Professional need CAD experience? [closed]

As a GIS Professional, one is often expected to have experience with CAD (i.e. AutoCAD, Microstation) to the extent that they can integrate CAD data into GIS workflows and datasets. However, I often ...
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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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Error when export to CAD file

I'm using ArcGis 10.0. While output is faulty cad file public static void *convertGdb2Cad*(IFeatureClass fromFile, string toFile) { Geoprocessor GP = new Geoprocessor(); ESRI....
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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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Converting from dgn to shp or dwg files using QGIS?

I am a frequent recipient of microstation dgn files and don't like it because I don't have software to convert it to autocad. I do have ARCVIEW, but I can't edit the files. I have tried other open ...
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Inserting non-geographical .dwg files from AutoCAD to PostGIS database? [closed]

Here is the situation. I'm a last year student in IT management. I'm realizing a web app that will import 2D .dwg files (building plans) into a database and make them visible through the web browsers....
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Drawing arcs in AutoCAD?

I wish to draw a shape that looks like the following shape: I have very exact widths of each of the arcs in mind, and a constant spacing between the arcs. How can I draw this in AutoCAD?