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Questions tagged [dgn]

CAD file formats supported by Bentley Systems' MicroStation and Intergraph's Interactive Graphics Design System (IGDS) CAD programs

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Open dgn and a referenced raster files in QGIS

I have a dgn file that have a raster file referenced to it. If I open it in Bentley Microstation it understands where to place the raster. If I open the dgn I get 3 layers (point, line and area) and ...
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How can I carry over attributes from a GIS .shp to a SnakeGrid MicroStation .dgn, using FME?

I have the SnakeGrid projector so can convert coordinate systems but can't seem to carry the attributes over (I have tried AttribueManager and AttributeCopier). Also, can I input several .shp and ...
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shp to dgn microstation export file error

I want to export my shapefile into microstation dgn using qgis. But when I do click right on layer and "save as" this message error shows: Export to vector file failed. OGR ORIGIN is not a valid 2d or ...
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Converting Shapefile to DGN dos not display all geometry in MicroStation?

I am trying to convert a shapefile of FEMA floodplains from shapefile format to DGN format for use in MicroStation. I'm using the "Export to CAD" tool in ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 The conversion appears ...
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How to convert micostation v8 dgn to IFS in FME?

I have a 3D model saved in dgn format as V8. This may be initially created in Bentley AECOsim. I can't able to convert it to IFC format? I added reader as dgn(v8) and writer as IFC in FME workbench. ...
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Using FME to write to variable output files?

In FME (2016.1), I am combining data from 10 shape files to one big layer, and want to write those to a DGN file. But only for a variable area name. There are more area names in the combined shape ...
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DGN Version 8 Format Specification

I tried to open a Microstation DGN version 8 file with QGIS/ogrinfo, but GDAL/OGR supports Version 7 only. So I want to write my own parser by looking at the format of DGN. Is the Microstation DGN ...
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DGN file feature not showing on arcmap [closed]

When I add dgn file in arcmap, nothing shows up on my map. what should I do with the dgn file so I can see the feature on arcmap?
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Convert Microstation dgn v8i files to shapefiles in Linux

I am looking for some program which would allow me to convert Microstation .dgn v8i files to OGR supported format (preferably ESRI shapefile) in Linux. I have tried GRASS and QGIS, but both support ...
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Convert SHP to DGN with ogr2ogr

I want to convert my shp layers into one DGN file using ogr2ogr (QGIS). When I use this tool, I can only select one layer to convert. My problem is I don't know how to select all three layers at the ...
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export to microstation with qgis error

I want to export my SHPFile into microstation dgn using qgis. But when, I do click right on layer and save as... This message error shows "L'export du fichier vectoriel a échoué. Erreur : La création ...
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Open version 8 DGN file in QGIS

I want to open my version 8 Microstation DGN file with QGIS without any loss of information. Please, do you know an extension supported by QGIS to do this job?
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Batch convert dgn files to separate shapefiles in ArcGIS

Actually, currently we are doing dgn -> shp file conversion using ogr2ogr. Batch convert dgn files to shp files using ogr2ogr The problem is, at times the point layer is not getting read properly &...
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Batch convert dgn files to shp files using ogr2ogr

We have hundreds of dgn files which have to be converted to shapefiles. I am trying to use these commands to batch convert all the dgn files in a folder. for %%f in (*.dgn) do ogr2ogr -f "ESRI ...
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Multi-writer (ArcGIS FME) for export to DGN

I would like to ask, if there is any way for export from one Reader (line geometry, format ArcSDE) to more writers (all in the same format DGN). Specific line with identical ID then would be displayed ...
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Are there free software options to view dgn files?

I need to view a large number of .dgn files without adding it to ArcMap, Microstation. So I need a free software solution to view the dgn files. I will only be viewing the files and will not need to ...
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Accessing elements Linestring and points from a DGN file and displaying both layers on QgsMapCanvas

I am using PyQGIS APIs to develop a standalone application which currently display's map data layers on QgsMapCanvas from .shp, .tif, .dgn files. I am able to do it for .shp and .tif but not for .dgn ...
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Translating Annotations with FME

There is a situation where I have annotation in dgn file as an attribute info, eg: it is circumference of trees trunk. I have a feature class in esri file geodatabase named ‘tree’ which has an ...
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Translating DGN geometry to Esri File Geodatabase using FME?

I am trying to import geometry in dgn file to a point feature class in arcgis file geodatabase. I have a layer in dgn file 'baum' which bascially means trees. I want to store these features in CAD ...
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Importing dgn geometry into empty file geodatabase feature class?

I have an empty geodatabase in arcgis for certain domain application. It has several feature datasets each containing related feature classes. for example : feature dataset - NATURE, it has a ...
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How to read DGN using GDAL in VB.Net?

Reading a DGN file is a big problem for me. I tried more and more but can't find a way to read a dgn(v8) file by VB.Net. After many search, i found out that GDAL can read and write dgn file, but i 'm ...
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Overlaying misaligned DGN file in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I received a DGN file, I believe created in Bentley 8, and there is a bit of a misalignment problem. The dgn, when overlain on a Bing Maps aerial or NAIP image, shows up about 20 m or so off. I'm set ...
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Read DGN file in java or c# [closed]

I'm looking solution to read DGN file in java or c# without any success. Gdal makes many problem and doesn't support all element eg. complex element. Does anyone know of a library that supports the ...
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How to work with Microstation DGN v8i files in QGIS?

I have a set of multiple files in DGN format (Microstation V8i). I would like to work with them in Qgis. Since QGIS only support pre-V8i dgn files, I cannot directly open the files. My first idea was ...
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Can't open Dgn file with CadWorkspaceFactory?

I am trying to open Dgn File to get data. But I got the error: "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component ?" when using OpenFromFile statement, please see my codes: Type ...
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Export Postgis Geometry POINT as Label text to DXF or DGN

I really need to export, by the ogr2ogr command or similar, text information related to a geometry position from my PostgreSQL(with PostGIS) database to an AutoCAD DXF layer file or to a Microstation ...
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Is there a free way to convert DGN v8i to… any other format?

(Update: We have postgis and ogr2ogr (etc.) but not any ESRI or Microstation software.) I just got DGN v8i files and I can't find any free way to convert them to... anything else. FME and AutoDWG ...
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Error when converting shapefile to .dxf

I have created a polygon shapefile in Erdas Imagine 9.2 from a raster image. I want to export it to .dxf or .dgn for further processing. When I export the .shp to .dxf in Global Mapper, large polygons ...
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QGIS conversion of Microstation .DGN to .SHP?

I'm attempting to convert a .dgn file to .shp using QGIS. I'm reading that support is only provided for v7 microstation files, is this still the case? I've been using ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" ...
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FME explode cells

I want to ask if anyone knows how to explode a DGNV8 cell in FME workbench so that it is exported out as a single point to a mdb.I have read a little documentation and it seems I need to set the ...
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How to view DGN file in ArcMap?

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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How to create feature LineString in a Polygon shapefile layer (OGR/GDAL)?

I used below codes to create shapefile layer: OGRDataSource *poDS, *poSHPDS; OGRLayer *poSHPLayer; ... poSHPLayer = poSHPDS->CreateLayer (shpFileName, NULL, wkbPolygon , NULL); And I ...
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Can't convert geometry from Dgn file to shapefile?

I am using below codes to try convert geometry from a Dgn file to shapefile. But, I can't exit the Feature reading loop. Does anyone know why and how to fix it? Please download the .dgn file from ...
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Add MicroStation dgn to ArcGIS/ArcCatalog 10.1 [closed]

I'm an iOS programmer but new to using ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having a problem loading my MicroStation dgn file to ArcCatalog. I've connected the folder containing my MicroStation V8i roadway design dgn to ...
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How to identify custom lines in .Dgn file using DgnLib?

I am getting a problem, I can't identify custom lines in .Dgn file. As you know, in Microstation 7, we can assign the style value of lines from 0 to 7. But if lines are customed lines, they always ...
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Running ArcPy function CADToGeodatabase() crashes ArcMap/ArcCatalog?

My code: import arcpy, csv from arcpy import env dgnfile = str(arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0)) outFeatureClass = str(arcpy.GetParameterAsText(1)) #the fc in my fgdb template to be ...
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Bentley DGN format to Oracle Spatial [closed]

Did anyone ingested the DGN (all versions) to Oracle Spatial?
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Ogr: How to add layer description to dgn?

I have created a dgn-file using Ogr, but can't find a way to fill out the description for this layer programatically. (something like _dgnLayer.Description = "Highways") opts.Add("SEED=" + seedfile);...
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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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Creating Python script to merge broken polylines from Microstation CAD file in ArcGIS? [closed]

I have tried using the dissolve tool with unsplit_lines option but it does not merge the lines ... maybe there is a step I am missing?