AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

Posts: 11
Registered: ‎01-28-2013
Message 1 of 2 (117 Views)

New database and shapefiles creation

117 Views, 1 Replies
09-26-2013 07:59 AM

I have started a new project and would like to use the database table from a previous project with this one. Basically what I want to do is create a new shape file using the a previous database table so I do not have to create a whole new data base. I need some help please

Product Support
Posts: 191
Registered: ‎10-25-2011
Message 2 of 2 (55 Views)

Re: New database and shapefiles creation

11-08-2013 08:27 AM in reply to: allensam12

Hi Allen,


That shouldn't be hard at all, in fact, it's quite simple to clone a geospatial database schema. This process, along with an optional data migration (Bulk Copy) is explained in the following document:


How to add or edit fields in SHP or SDF


I hope that helps and take care!

Phil Borycens
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.
Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions or visit the Installation and Licensing Forum to get help installing your software.