AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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Export point coordinates as .csv

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05-28-2013 04:23 PM

Greetings all,


My quick question id for an alternative way of exporting a cluster of points as .shp files and then manipulating the .dbf file in order to create an excel/csv file.


Is there another way of exporting my data as .csv or excel from Map3D?


Thanks in advance

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Re: Export point coordinates as .csv

05-28-2013 04:30 PM in reply to: archaeoman

if your .shp is in a map, open the data table and select the records to export, options export to .csv



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Re: Export point coordinates as .csv

05-28-2013 10:50 PM in reply to: archaeoman



your approach exporting as SHP is probably the quickest but Map has a feature to create  CVS files - further details in Map help - "Running a Query in Report Mode":


Basically you need to attach you drawing with the points,

create a query

create a report

execute query


Report can include ac-object properties (coordinates etc.) and map object data as well.


Good luck,

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Re: Export point coordinates as .csv

05-29-2013 12:54 AM in reply to: archaeoman

Gentlemen, the OP has no shapefiles: he just wanna avoid to create them.

He has a bunch of points, from which extracting the XYZ coords to an external .CSV, period.

There are several ways to accomplish that, either internal (command _DATAEXTRACTION) and external like this one.

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