Georeferenced DWF Files

I have come to rely on my power users.  Just the other day one of my power users (Michael Elander) came to me asking about georeferenced DWF’s.  To be frankly honest my knowledge of georeferenced DWF’s really extended no further than a flier I picked up at...

Converting a Drawings Coordinate System

For one reason or another drawings sometimes need to be moved from one coordinate system (datum) to another.  A classic example may be moving from a NAD 27 datum to a NAD 83.  Whatever the case may be, how might one perform this translation as accurately as...

Importing & Elevating GIS Contours – Part 2

In my last post titled “Importing & Elevating GIS Contours – Part 1″ I discussed a way for us to import GIS Data into an AutoCAD Drawing as AutoCAD entities.  While I spoke in context of using it to import GIS contours, truth be known, the...

Importing & Elevating GIS Contours – Part 1

Perhaps one of the most common GIS related tasks I am asked to help with is how to import and then elevate GIS contour data.  Oftentimes this data is provided as an ESRI Shapefile, and when imported has no elevation.  While GIS contour data isn’t...