AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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Re: DEM has x,y coordinates in meters, z elevation in feet...

10-22-2012 04:39 PM in reply to: Neilw

So far the best (by far) solution I've been able to find is to use ArcGIS to manipulate the elevation values prior to letting C3D at them... I created a fully metric version of the DTM, where the elevation is also in meters. C3D dutifully follows my coordinate system transformation and blindy converts the meters to feet. (and now that is okay.)

 

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Re: DEM has x,y coordinates in meters, z elevation in feet...

10-22-2012 08:00 PM in reply to: eladkcem

ArcGIS can be a great way to solve problems like this. Nice suggestion.

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Re: DEM has x,y coordinates in meters, z elevation in feet...

10-23-2012 05:08 AM in reply to: Neilw

Global Mapper is another great tool for doing this as well.

If the issue was resolved by this method, please click on "Accept As Solution"
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