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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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Importing points from a DXF file into ArcMap 10.2

I can import LineStrings, polygons, annotations from a DXF file into ArcMap (and arcpy) but I can't import Points from the same DXF file (neither with arcpy). No error is reported, simply no features ...
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Clipping a DXF file in GRASS

I have a large DXF format three dimensional DTM triangulation file from a LiDAR survey (about 3.5 GB file). I wish to extract part of it from inside a polygon. I was impressed that GRASS successfully ...
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Exporting multiple layers to single dxf file using Grass GIS?

I'm very new to Grass GIS. I need to export multiple vector layers into a single dxf file (required in order to import into another application). However, I can't see a way of selecting more than ...
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QGIS 2.14.3 export PostGIS layer to dxf issue

I am trying to export a PostGIS layer to dxf in QGIS (2.14.3) via Project>DXF-Export using the following settings (German GUI): When I open the resulting dxf in DWG TrueView 2016 I see nothing, but ...
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how to extract OSM data to as many layers as possible in DXF( or multiple DXF file) as path for illustrator use?

So i am just touching QGIS, mainly to explorer way to use map data for my animation. Here's my first try to make it clear to understand what I am aiming for: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhC-C5f-...
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Importing DXF - Polylines with elevation data

When importing a DXF file (containing 3D contour data) to QGIS, none of the various methods described elsewhere are retaining elevation data as an attribute. e.g. DXF2SHP, GRASS v.in.dxf, opening ...
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Keeping layer name when exporting to CAD?

I am trying to export selected features from layers from SDE into a DXF using python, but it does not retain the layer name. But if I do it manually using the ArcToolbox tool, it does work. Example ...
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Use Microstation wireframe model for OpenStreepMap

I've got an entire city in Microstation DGN format. I'm able to convert it into Google Earth (KML), DXF, SVG and other formats, and then in .osm with ogr2osm. However, the 3D model is build entirely ...
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Why do the SHP lines in QGIS Android look jagged (very simplified)?

I use QGIS for more than five years. I'm trying to make my way with QGIS Android for a while now. For some time I experience the following problem with the "nightly build" 2.0.1-Dufour: the SHP lines ...
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DXF created by QGIS crashes Autocad [duplicate]

This is slightly complicated. I have a dxf created by autocad which seems to have been corrupted. It will not open in AutoCAD. However, it opens in QGIS. I tried selecting the file in QGIS and ...
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QGIS dxf2shp text angle problem [duplicate]

I am trying to convert from dxf to shp. Any text layer when converted has attributes including text, height, and angle. The angle is in radians, and I can see that it is in degrees in the dxf file. ...
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QGIS DXF measurements in AutoCAD are in Cartesian and not Ellipsoidal

I'm trying to export some land boundary polygons to AutoCAD using the Export to DXF function. The issue I am having is that the distance measurements in AutoCAD, of the exported DXF file, represent ...
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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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Inserting image in DXF File with PyQGIS [closed]

I am using a DXFwrite library to create a DXF File using a plugin in QGIS. I tried to search in the official documentation of this library about adding or insert an image file into the DXF. Manually ...
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Unable to Merge Multiple .DXF Files and Output .DXF Using Merge Vector Layers

I'm using QGIS 3.8.3 with GRASS 7.6.1 to merge multiple .dxf files into a single .dxf file. When I attempt to use the Merge Vector Layers via Vector>Data Management tools>Merge Vector Layers, I get ...
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Importing 3D DXF and using LRS

I've got a dxf in AutoCAD with a different Z value in each vertex. I'm importing this dxf to QGIS and running the LRS plugin to work with some chainages. My problem is that when running the chainage ...
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Large offset between two identical vector layers

I want to have a dxf layer to overlay another layer. The dxf layer is already saved to a shapefile with the needed crs. The layer has a large offset and nothing happens when I set the crs to the ...
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Use pyQGIS to extract QGIS style as geometry in a DXF

I have a qgis point layer with a complex data driven style: This is the style without other layers: When exporting the layer as Dxf I would like to also export the style so the symbols are visible ...
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QGIS to .DXF export: labels do not appear

I have been trying to export a shp layer in QGIS 2.18 to dxf with some labels using the export to DXF tool included in QGIS, but somehow, the labels won't appear on the export. I have tried changing ...
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Exporting from QGIS to .dxf as blocks?

I'm exporting from QGIS 3.4 to ACAD .dxf format. Since I made this in QGIS 2.18 all features exported were blocks in Autocad, but now I find out that every single geometry is exported exploded in the ....
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Export marker line to DXF [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to export in DXF from QGIS (version 3.4.4) this type of line (The one with the "E" as a pattern). Here is how the line was created Currently, when I export this ...
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Creating polygon from DXF file using QGIS?

I want to create a polygon from a DXF file. I used v.in.dxf to convert the DXF file to GRASS vector map format. when I run the polygonize algorithm, it gives me the following error message(here I used ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Geo-referencing large PDF files when DXF doesn't work

I've a 4567kb PDF which won't load even into the georeferencer (stops responding) but a 1538kb one from the same source with the same encoding will. Why? If I drag it it then it loads but won't let me ...
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Using DXF files in Adobe Illustrator?

I updated from QGIS 2.0 to 2.18 i November, but it seemes to have caused problems with the dxf-exportation to adobe illustrator. The files from the newer version causes illustrator to "hang". The new ...
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Extracting raster contours to DXF

I'm using Raster>Extraction>Contours... I specify the input Raster, use the Select dialog to type a name and pick the DXF file type from the pulldown. But instead of a DXF, I'm getting a folder named [...
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QGIS join attribute data to dxf file using EntityHandle as key field

I would like to joint attribute data (csv table or slt.) to a drawing (dxf file) imported to QGIS. Such imported data have an attribute EntityHandle which seem to me like an AutoCAD specific 'id'. I'...
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Problem with viewing DXF files in QGIS

The problem of getting from DXF format, to display in QGIS correctly. We have loaded it in and fixed the rotation and TTF font mapping problems. That is all great, however the objects are coming in ...
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Is there any way to connect features (entities) of dxf to database in python?

I'm using gdal, ezdxf, sqlite python packages and sqlite ODBC driver. They work fine, and in AutoCAD I can easily manually connect to my dbase.sqlite (read only) using _DBCONFIGURE and _DBCONNECT ...
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Can typical Meets and Bounds (angles and distances) drawings be accurate in QGIS?

I’ve been working with parcel boundary shape files (.shp), standard satellite imagery, and Meets and Bounds (angles and distances) site maps / legal descriptions for a few weeks. Wondering if those ...
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Converting 3d images in meters to feet when exported to dxf

In QGIS 2.10, I am using the raster calculator to convert a metric elevated raster to feet and then create 2 foot contours (no problem). But when I dxf it out and put it in CAD, I can get the contours ...
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Qgis -> DXF2ShapeConverter -> Inscriptions in Qgis

Sorry, but this is my first question which very often was asked . It has not yet answered very well. I would like to import a DXF with captions in QGIS. I have already tried this with the DXF ...
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dxf-Export is not readable in BricsCad

With the QGIS 2.8 dxf-Export it is not possible to open these files in BricsCad (a CAD-Programm which is very similar to AutoCad). the dxf-Export from GIS 2.8 and import in BricsCad looks like!(not ...
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How to configure “-nlt MULTILINESTRING” for DXF export?

When I try and export a polygon shapefile to DXF, the resulting features in AutoCAD are hatch patterns, which is as expected if you read http://www.gdal.org/drv_dxf.html, "Polygon and MultiPolygon ...
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Microstation Elements created in QGIS

In my workflow I typically, in Microstation V8 2004 Edition, manually place a shape element around a series of imported coordinates to use as a fence for loading point cloud data in TerraScan. I am ...
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Discrepancy between DXF and Shapefile Polygons

I have created a shapefile based on a dxf. the areas are as follows: DXF: 51216417 square metres = 5121.64 Hectares = 51.21 square Kilometres. GIS: 50.998 square kilometres. What could have caused ...
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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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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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How to rescale vector data? [duplicate]

I've got some old maps in dxf format. QGIS imports them correctly but with a nonsense scale. It can export the data it gets to shp of course. Does anyone know how to rescale vector data so it can be ...
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How to export dxf of window view from postGis MasterMap layer

I have managed to get qgis to show my Mastermap data which is stored in a postGis database. It's national coverage so seems to take ages to load but that's another question. I basically want to ...
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How to export a layer to DXF from QGIS? [duplicate]

How do I export layers as a dxf? When I go to Layer > save selection as vector file the resulting dxf file is empty.
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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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Font size in DXF export QGIS

I am trying to export our Property layer to DXF but am running into issues with labels. I have tried each of the three ways that I have seen described about DXF export, and none of them work for me. ...