AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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simonproulx
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Registered: ‎06-06-2012
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no point file format match found

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06-06-2012 12:38 PM

english is not my first language, so i wil ltry to explain the best i can my problem.

 

i made a survey, about 2000 points with my TSC3\R6. I exported my CSV file to a PNEZD file with comma seperated. When i try ti import the file (CSV then i made a .txt), C3D tells me "no point file format match found". Then I opened the txt file, searched for any error that would not let me import my points. The only thing i have found would be the description of my points that sometimes had a space between 2 words (ex: bt balast and ht balast) so i changed it to bt-balast and ht-balast. i looked further and didnt found anything else. heres a sample of my txt file:

 

11251,5038721.804,370118.600,52.877,69
11252,5038722.437,370118.327,52.980,82
11253,5038725.381,370117.058,54.235,81
11254,5038725.967,370117.395,54.325,bt-balast
11255,5038727.637,370116.899,54.860,ht-balast
11256,5038728.983,370116.602,54.857,balast
11257,5038730.043,370116.150,54.839,ht-balast
11258,5038731.524,370115.635,54.345,bt-balast
11259,5038731.763,370115.674,54.308,81
11260,5038733.529,370114.961,53.606,82
11261,5038734.460,370114.525,53.505,350

 

 

Now i have to draw something but i cant even find why importing points fails in C3D.

 

some usefull informations maybe:

windows 7 32bits SP1

autocad civil 3d 2013 (not yet activated, next week)

 

 

thanks

simon

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Sinc
Posts: 6,207
Registered: ‎11-18-2006
Message 2 of 5 (2,266 Views)

Re: no point file format match found

06-06-2012 12:40 PM in reply to: simonproulx

Is your CSV file open in Excel...?  That will cause the failure you're describing.  Pretty annoying, especially since the error message is so vague, but that's how I hit that message.

Sinc
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antoniovinci
Posts: 1,657
Registered: ‎06-03-2011
Message 3 of 5 (2,260 Views)

Re: no point file format match found

06-06-2012 02:10 PM in reply to: simonproulx

Please attach here your .CSV file, so we may run through it.

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fritzbone
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Registered: ‎05-24-2012
Message 4 of 5 (2,251 Views)

Re: no point file format match found

06-06-2012 04:03 PM in reply to: simonproulx

I would leave it as a .csv file to import it. Also I would ensure there are no column headers in the file.

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tanner.lansford
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Registered: ‎09-05-2012
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Re: no point file format match found

09-19-2012 08:30 AM in reply to: Sinc

Simple, yet outstanding answer.  You just saved me a silly waste of time.  Thanks for the post!

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