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Questions tagged [dxf]

DXF (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format) is a CAD data file format developed by Autodesk for enabling data interoperability between AutoCAD and other programs.

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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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arcpy memory error while using ExportCAD_conversion

I try to convert CSV point data to DXF CAD data. CSV file has about 270,000 points. I searched this issue and it is because ArcGIS is 32bit, and Background Processing Tool 64bit software is required ...
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Existing C++ libraries that convert ESRI shapefile to DXF/DWG [closed]

Is there any C++ library that can convert ESRI Shapefile to DXF/DWG file? I seek a link/or sample on how this can be done with the said C++ library. I'm aware that one can do this with ArcGIS ...
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Creating new layers and DXF export

I have a small .OSM map which has some rules set up based of whether it's deemed a primary road, secondary road, path etc. What I would like to do is branch each one of these out to its own layer for ...
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DXF export from QGIS is not exporting all features

I'm trying to export multiple layers from QGIS 2.18 to DXF format for opening in CAD. I am using the native DXF Exporter (Project -> DXF Export). Here are the parameters I'm setting: And the result ...
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CAD file creation in custom software

I've worked a little with basic exporting of CAD .DXF files from our software using GDAL. We want to do more sophisticated things, like importing and creating georeferenced files with multiple layers,...
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Error in executing “Export DXF” from main menu

I have recently found the tool Export DXF that transfers attribute table information along with the geographic location data from a shapefile to a dxf file. However, I have found that sometimes a ...
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Error when trying to convert dxf to shapefile?

I m using QGIS 2.18. I am getting the following error when I try to convert dxf to shapefile. The other software like online convertor and arcgis give no errors in converting the same shapefile. The ...
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How to export “solid” 3D objects from QGIS to DXF?

I work in architecture and we often have to create urban contexts for our projects which involves obtaining a building footprint file and then extruding them by hand. I have attempted to use QGIS (v3....
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QGIS cannot use GRASS/v.clean due to RuntimeError: wrapped C/C++ object of type AlgorithmDialog has been deleted

I need to reproject DXF files. I can't do that since QGIS says the files are corrupt. Cleaning them using GRASS does not work due to the error in the title. Here's the stack trace: Running on QGIS-...
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Converting DXF/DWG/landXML to GeoTIFF?

I need to do a converion of surface for a large area from DXF (or landXML) with high resolution (0.3 feet grid spacing). Currently perform this with AutoCAD but it takes too much time (over 7 hours). ...
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Export label to dxf from postgresql by ogr2ogr

I need to export label to dxf from postgresql by ogr2ogr command, label information is text field in PG, but it is always unsuccessful, I always lose the text label information. Those commands are ...
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Import DXF files in ArcGIS and Arcpy?

How to import DXF files in ArcMap? I would like the Arcpy code to do it and the menu methodology to import it in the desktop also. I have tried with this code: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "...
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Rasterizing 3 dimensional dxf to mask netCDF?

I have difficulty in rasterizing 3 dimensional dxf (single building) to mask netCDF using GRASS, Blender, or Qgis. I want the mask netCDF to have value 1 in interior of the building and zero value ...
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Converting dxf to shp and keep elevation information QGIS

I want to create a QGIS plugin that convert dxf files to shp. I didn't use DXF2SHP plugin in QGIS because I have some specific needs. I'm using gdal_ogr library. dxfdat="*.dxf" shpLinestring="*.shp" ...
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Ogr2Ogr DXF (CAD) format conversion: set units to feet?

I'm exporting data in state plane coordinate system to DXF: ogr2ogr -f 'DXF' outfile.dxf infile.shp The units of the projection are feet, but the DXF exporter sets the $INSUNITS to inches (1). I can ...
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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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Too many features in QGIS DXF import: 1 Feature per Column

The company I work for do a considerable amount of field surveys, and export the data directly from the GPS (Leica GS08) to DXF files. Whenever I try to open a DXF file (with lines and points), the ...
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Elevation Point Data from Google Earth to DXF Contours with height separation?

I've taken point data through a KML file converted to CSV into QGIS, which has given points that I then used the Contour plug in to give lines. I wish to export these contour lines with elevation data ...
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Convert shapefile into DXF file including Hebrew labels in QGIS 2.18

I try to convert this polygon shapefile into DXF including Hebrew labels (this is the QGIS screenshot): The data source encoding is UTF8 I opened the dxf file in AutoCad - but there no features in ...
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Formatting CSV file to export it as DXF?

I want to use this online converter to convert a csv file to a dxf file. The data I have in my database goes like this: | Point | Poligono | Name | Coords X | Coords Y | Level(Z) | |------...
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Convert DXF to GeoJSON properly

The first time I heard of GeoJSON was two days ago and I never worked with AutoCAD before, too. At least I was able to convert from DWG to DXF already (Does someone know a way to do this over the ...
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can you convert multiple shapefiles to a single dxf using ogr2ogr?

I would like to create a dxf from several shapefiles using ogr. The only way I can see to do this would be to create the dxf from one file and then convert the others to the same file using the append ...
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Projecting any AutoCAD DXF point file on satellite image in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a Total station output in AutoCAD file (DWG or DXF). I want to open this file in ArcGIS software on satellite image. But when I insert this file into ArcGIS on satellite image, it will open at ...
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Getting Shaded relief from DXF mesh using QGIS?

I am stuck with a problem in QGIS. I have a three-dimensional mesh as DXF from AutoCAD, which I imported into QGIS. Now I wanted to create a shaded relief map. I think I need to create a raster from ...
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Exporting georeferenced image (jpeg, png) to .dxf file in QGIS?

Is it possible to export a georeferenced image, such as a jpeg with a world file, to a .dxf file using QGIS version 2.14.21? The resulting .dxf file would only be the georeferenced image with no ...
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DXF georeferencing in QGIS? [duplicate]

I added a DXF file using 'add vector layer' to QGIS (say Layout). I have a point shapefile (named 'Points') of 3 points with XY coords. How do I georeference 'Layout' using 'Points' as my reference ...
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Export DXF from QGIS layer using PyQGIS?

I want to export a DXF file from a QGIS layer. Sample code: dialog = QtGui.QFileDialog() dialog.setFileMode(QtGui.QFileDialog.Directory) dialog.setOption(QtGui.QFileDialog.ShowDirsOnly) ...
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Changing python code, to only import points from dxfs (or to only import lines)?

edit - This code no longer works in the new version of QGIS (QGIS 3.0) If I paste it into the python console it generates a series of requests for the CRS but then imports nothing. QGIS 3.0 has moved ...
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Batch import all vector types of hundreds of DXF files?

When importing dxfs, you get a window asking you to select vector layers to add. With all the dxfs I've imported so far, that has had two layers called entities, one of which is points and one of ...
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how to convert “annotation File Geodatabase Feature Class” type file to shape(point type)? [duplicate]

A few days ago, i downloaded about 2,000 dxf digimal map. Because, I want find some specific word(for example "si" or "to") in dxf annotation. So,, first, i use "CAD to Geodatabase" tool for merge ...
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Export ArcGIS Feature Class to CAD produces overlapping polygons

I'm experiencing problems when exporting a polygon feature class: The original feature class has no overlapping polygons (as shown below, image 1), it's been topology checked, so no potential errors ...
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Getting an empty raster from an imported dxf

Im using Grass 7.2.1, I have imported a .dxf file ( it's a bathymetry) and I've already done one that is pretty similar to this one, just that the previous one was bigger, the problem is that when I ...
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Add DXF text to shape as attribute

I have a DXF with text and I have a shapefile with some squares. Is it possible, in QGIS, to add the text from the DXF to a new column in the shapefile?
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Exporting a DXF file to be geolocated in QGIS

My cave survey freeware can export its cave map in DXF format, where XYZ coordinates are orthogonal meters from the origin station (0,0,0 by default). A user asks me to export this DXF so that it ...
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Overlay Text Generated in Illustrator Over Map And Export to KML in QGIS

I have some text that I generated in Illustrator, outlined, and then exported to a DXF. I need to assign spatial data so that I can export that DXF from QGIS to KML with correct lat/lon coordinates. ...
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Default output file type when exporting to CAD

The default format for export format for ArcGIS 10.1 is DWG_2010. Is there any way to change it to another format? In my case I need it to DXF_2000. The only known way to export to cad for me is right ...
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DXF display distorted when imported into QGIS (now with Dfx-file)

I have problems in viewing dxf-files in QGIS. I have no problems importing the Dxf into QGIS, but the opended Dxf-Drawing is shown from the sideview in QGis. I have a project to transfer Dxf-files to ...
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Problem exporting contour lines layer to DXF the resulting image is smaller [duplicate]

I need to export the contour lines layer generated in QGIS so that I can later import it in draftsight (cad type software similar to AUTOCAD). So I first import the raster in draftsight because I ...
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v.in.dxf not working properly in GRASS toolbox in QGIS 2.18.11

I am using the GRASS v.in.dxf tool from the GRASS plugin to import some contours in QGIS. Everything seems fine, but the tool does not import all the contours. There are no additional options in this ...
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Convert DXF (point space) to WGS84

(I've been researching this for hours and have yet to find a straight answer, so at this point I don't care if this gets marked duplicate.) I'm a complete noob to QGIS. I have a floorpan SVG that I ...
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Exporting to dxf file from QGIS creating dxf layers by QGIS layer name?

I'm very new to QGIS, and this is baffling me. I used "split vector layers" to create new layers in QGIS, and have been trying to export the file to dxf. However, when I open my new dxf files, every ...
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QGIS Scale Problem (it starts with 0.000xx) [closed]

Iam new here and i'm beginner of QGIS.. My problem is the Shapefiles i have is very very small, the scale is starts with 0.0000xx. please help ASAP. it so very important in our Municipality.
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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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Exporting DXF from QGIS projection?

I'm working on exporting a shapefile of contour lines as a DXF file so that my colleague can use it in autoCAD. When they try to add the DXF file it doesn't keep the projection (NAD83 UTM zone 20) I ...
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Need to edit and rearrange Text points in QGIS

I have thousands of points currently saved as a Drawing Interchange file that I brought into a QGIS project. Each point has attributes that has one bar of text assigned to it. I need to add a word ...
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QGIS: 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 timesaver. ...
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QGIS 2.18.9 pluggin DXF2SHP

Again, Super new here. I downloaded the DXF2SHP plugin, just to import the full characteristics of my files, but whenever I try to actually convert from a simple DXF file to SHP as I´m supposed to ...
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Getting started -Importing files [duplicate]

How do I start? I want to open a DXF or a DWG file and then to export it to a KML file to be used in google earth. Have no idea how to start doing so.
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extract layers by name from DXF file to multiple destination files using ogr2ogr command line

Is this possible to extract layers of a DXF file into multiple files using ogr2ogr command line ? Let us say my DXF file consists of 2 layers : ROAD and HOME. I want my output to be some kml files. ...