AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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jvallance
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convert shape file feature id to autocad text

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12-05-2012 06:53 AM

I am working with a country grid shape file that has 2994 grid numbers. I am trying to convert the shape file to an autocad image. However, about one-third of the feature ID's do not save into the new autocad drawing. Is there a way to just select a portion of the shape file to convert into a drawing? Or just convert all the feature id's and not the grid shapes?

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Re: convert shape file feature id to autocad text

12-05-2012 06:57 AM in reply to: jvallance

Hi,

 

>> I am trying to convert the shape file to an autocad image

 

I would (one of many possible ways):

  • use command _MAPCONNECT to connect to the shape.
  • then modify the stylization so the text with the id's show up
  • and last but not least save the map as DWG

So what way have you tried?

 

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NateMoore
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Re: convert shape file feature id to autocad text

12-05-2012 08:16 AM in reply to: jvallance

You could bring in just the numbers as text: http://screencast.com/t/R425WIxOv1 

 

Otherwise, could you give more details on the process that you are currently using to make an "autocad image"?

 

 



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Murph
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Re: convert shape file feature id to autocad text

12-05-2012 12:06 PM in reply to: jvallance

Along with Nates's answer you can do a spatial filter when you import and import just the area you need instead of the whole area of the shp file.

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antoniovinci
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Re: convert shape file feature id to autocad text

12-06-2012 12:06 AM in reply to: jvallance

You could simply install the virtual printer "TIFF uncompressed", then plot to the file by window.

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