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  1. How to import a dxf Mapsource file into a Map 3D dwg

    I have a Map 3D dwg that was a pencil survey drawing. There is no coordinate set up on it. I have a Garmin GPS that I was able to get "waypoints" saved into a dxf file using Mapsource. Now how do I...

    Started by 99zizzer‎, 13th Jan 2012 04:47 pm
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  2. Delete and Excel Xref

    I created an Excel document and went into AutoCAD and Pasted Special, Paste Link, AutoCAD Entities. I later deleted it and used a different Excel document. But the Xref is still there and says I can...

    Started by 99zizzer‎, 25th Jan 2012 08:48 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    27th Jan 2012 05:15 pm Go to last post
  3. Define New Coordinate System

    Hi All, I have a drawing made in WGS-84 datum which needs to be converted into EVEREST 1830, but the thing is map 3d does not have that coordinate system and i want to define a new coordinate...

    Started by aaryan‎, 24th Feb 2012 07:00 am
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    24th Feb 2012 08:04 am Go to last post
  4. Draw Geographic Grids

    Hi All, Can anyone please help me know how can i draw geographic grid line at appropriate interval (i.e in seconds or minutes) on a rectangle with coordinate assigned to the drawing. Please if...

    Started by aaryan‎, 9th Apr 2012 11:28 am
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    14th Apr 2012 09:21 pm Go to last post
  5. Misrepresented Colors in Model Space

    Hello all, I’m using Map3D 2012 and have this one file where all lines/polylines etc are shown as white (with black background) however, each object on whatever layer has a specific color (not...

    Started by abuller‎, 27th Jul 2011 05:16 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    29th Jul 2011 01:36 pm Go to last post
  6. Embedded Tiffs

    I'm currently using Map 3D 2012 on a company server. I typically create drawings with a tiff in model space. If I use the attach command, the tiff appears as an xref, meaning if I move the drawing...

    Started by Acemon‎, 30th Sep 2013 08:12 pm
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    1st Oct 2013 10:24 am Go to last post
  7. Osnap issues with Map but not Land Desktop

    I have recently recieved a new workstation at work and when my AutoCad installation was completed i've been attempting to work out the little quirks. When I am running Land Desktop 08, the osmode...

    Started by aelorah‎, 10th Mar 2009 06:16 pm
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  8. How to get the midpoint from screen

    Sorry for my bad english. I have autocad 2013 map 3d since 2 months, and there is a drawings-midpoint on the display/screen, how can I remove that 'wheel'?

    Started by aetor‎, 18th Jun 2014 01:56 pm
    autocad 2013, display configuration
    • Replies: 4
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    20th Jun 2014 08:35 am Go to last post
  9. Create a .bat with acad.exe, a PostGIS connection and load 3 tables

    Hi, First of all i am quite newbie in AutoCAD. I want to create a .bat file or any executable file which runs "acad.exe", adds a PostGIS Connection, and loads 3 specific tables of the public...

    Started by agmartin‎, 25th Sep 2012 02:42 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    28th Sep 2012 06:26 am Go to last post
  10. Exclamation PostGIS layer editing using AutoCAD Map

    Hi, I am a user of LocalGIS, a Spanish GIS that works with a PostGIS database. My objective is to edit the layers stored in PostGIS directly using the AutoCAD Map. The problem is that after...

    Started by agmartin‎, 24th Sep 2012 01:28 pm
    postgis localgis wkb
    • Replies: 1
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    25th Sep 2012 12:21 pm Go to last post
  11. External Database Linking

    I'm not sure this is the right forum, but I'll start here. My company wants to link block attributes or a table of information) in Map 3D w/ an external database and not write a bunch of code....

    Started by Alaskachick‎, 21st May 2010 12:00 am
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  12. Object Data Table Fields

    I am building a Object Data Tables and want to limit the input options into the fields. Specifically, I am looking for any way to limit human error/creativity while inserting values in ODT fields. ...

    Started by Alaskachick‎, 31st Aug 2011 12:55 am
    fields, object data, pull down menus
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    1st Sep 2011 01:23 am Go to last post
  13. Smile _MAPIMPORT Icon

    Hello, I'm using Map 3d 2012 and trying to insert a shortcut icon(panel) into the INSERT tab on the UI Ribbon for the _MAPIMPORT function. I can't find the function in the list of commands, but...

    Started by Alistair‎, 13th Jan 2012 03:23 pm
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  14. help with autocad map 2007

    Q: :(hi i have used autocad before in i feel bad to ask this question because is simple but i don´t know how to fix the problem, using autocad map 2007 i found that the boxes with snap,and the other...

    Started by angekap‎, 16th Jul 2009 07:22 pm
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    21st Jul 2009 10:51 am Go to last post
  15. Import shape files in MAP3D

    Greetings everyone, I am a new member of this forum, however I have been reading the posts for some time. I am an archaeologist working with survey equipment and Map3D for a few years but now I...

    Started by archaeoman‎, 27th May 2013 10:01 am
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  16. Question one layer info to many layers?

    Hello everybody I have a GIS drawing in autcoad map3d; all the information is in one layer. I was told that in autocad map3d is possible to divide one layer into more; is it possible to have a...

    Started by arkmonica‎, 12th May 2009 11:15 am
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  17. Points, point styles and label styles

    Hi guys, I've got a set of suvey points, among a couple of height points. These are displayed by block-pointstyles in combination with a height label in another layer. De client wishes to get them...

    Started by AstroNout‎, 31st Jul 2012 02:18 pm
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  18. Removing Map3D features from Autocad Map3d 2011

    For reasons unknown to me, my company purchases/subscribes to Autocad Map instead of just plain Autocad. In my job function I have no need for any of the Map functionality. So I have three...

    Started by avword‎, 16th Jul 2010 04:53 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    5th Aug 2010 07:24 pm Go to last post
  19. GIS and Animation in Map 3D

    Two Questions: 1) can i import shape files into the same .dwg file using two separate coordinate systems? ie: WGS 1984 (LL84) while the majority of my data is on the IL83 coordinates? 2) Once...

    Started by barefootbob‎, 1st Feb 2012 02:23 am
    3d map, animation, gis
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    1st Feb 2012 07:33 pm Go to last post
  20. Manipulating a SHP

    I have received one (1) large SHP file that has all of the individual municipal/village boundaries for a larger city. I guess the same question would apply to isolating certain rivers or streams from...

    Started by barefootbob‎, 16th Feb 2012 01:26 am
    map 3d, shp files
    • Replies: 5
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    19th Feb 2012 02:28 pm Go to last post
  21. Copy an object along arched P-line

    Hi forum! :) I was wondering if there is an app which allows the user to copy an object along an arched P-line with a given offset and for the object to inherit the P-lines rotation? I know you...

    Started by Beng‎, 28th Sep 2011 12:19 pm
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  22. Layers Aren't Draping?

    Hi all. New to Map 3D so need some help. I'm trying to drape a series of MIF files over the top of this landscape, however it doesn't seem to be working. In help it says that for draping to occur the...

    Started by BenGoble‎, 22nd Oct 2008 10:03 pm
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  23. Draped images don't appear when rendering of a 3D model

    Has anyone had any trouble with layers being drapped that don't appear when the 3D model is rendered? I have a draped image of the landscape on top of a 3D model, however when I render it it just...

    Started by BenGoble‎, 23rd Oct 2008 05:58 pm
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    2nd Dec 2008 01:57 pm Go to last post
  24. Text disappears to grey

    Hello everyone. I am using a newly installed version of Map3D 2010 + Raster design. I currently have a drawing with a raster map background and Xref overlaid surveyed points. When I draw text...

    Started by BJC‎, 19th Jun 2010 03:36 pm
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  25. How to display object data on the map?

    Hello! I have imported data from mapinfo, I can see the object data if I check in properties, but how do I convert it to text. It works to convert to text directly when the object is an point but...

    Started by blommin‎, 24th Feb 2009 08:53 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    17th Jan 2013 10:21 pm Go to last post

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