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5 minutes of confidence for GeoCivil

GeoCivil is an interesting blog oriented to the use of CAD / GIS tools in the Civil Engineering area. Its author, a countryman from El Salvador, is a good example of the orientation that traditional classrooms have had towards -almost- online learning communities; without a doubt a milestone that thanks to ...

Connect to Data, AutoCAD Map - Bentley Map

In this post I want to make a comparison of the ways in which databases are accessed with the AutoDesk and Bentley geospatial platforms. I have used for this: AutoDesk Civil 3D 2008 (Which includes AutoCAD Map) Bentley Map V8i AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008 Bentley Map V8i Connect: File, connect to Data… Connect: Settings, database, connect…

Toy to connect AutoCAD with ArcGIS

Let's clarify which AutoCAD We are not referring to AutoCAD Map or Civil3D, which connect to OGC services but to simple AutoCAD versions 2007 onwards, that is, since they have georeference functionality. Let's clarify which ArcGIS: It does not connect with a Geodatabase or a locally stored mxd Nor with a service created via the traditional ...

AutoCAD Map 3D supports Linux

Despite the fact that AutoDesk abandoned its support for Linux some time ago, in recent years it has made efforts to return, which is why it recently announced its compatibility in this statement. The new Citrix XenApp Application Virtualization System enables AutoCAD Map 3D software customers to easily create, deploy and manage ...

Criteria for choosing GIS / CAD solutions

Today was the day that I had to expose in the course of real estate cadastre of Bolivia. The topic has been oriented to the reflection of how to choose a computer tool for geomatic development. This is the graph that I have used, and my focus has been the analysis of the context where we wait ...

Plugin for ecw services with AutoCAD

ERDAS has just announced a new plugin for AutoCAD that allows access to images (ECW and JPEG 2000) through a protocol called ECWP. ECW is a format that has many advantages, mainly compression without significant loss of quality, since a 200 MB tiff image can weigh up to 8 MB; very…

Create a polygon in AutoCAD and send it to Google Earth

In this post we will do the following processes: Create a new file, import points from a total station file in Excel, create the polygon, assign it a georeference, send it to Google Earth and bring the Google Earth image to AutoCAD. We previously saw some of these procedures on foot, in this case we will see how to do them with AutoCAD ...

How much are AutoDesk products worth?

This post is dedicated to some questions that I frequently find there in Google Analytics statistics: How much is AutoCAD worth? Where to buy AutoCAD? ... Here is a short list of products and prices (not including sales tax) that depend on each country The upgrade prices are lower These are prices when buying online ...

Product Comparison AutoDesk Vs. Bentley

This is a list of AutoDesk and Bentley Systems products, trying to find similarities between them, although it has been difficult because some applications have the same orientation, but their approach is not always the same. Before we had seen some of the evolution of AutoCAD and Microstation. In summary, we can draw the following conclusions: Platforms ...