Procedures for AutoCAD

Procedure for importing ESRI shape files into AutoCAD
Land Development Desktop and viewing attribute data

NOTE: AutoCAD MAPP or Land Development Desktop is required.

With AutoCAD MAPP or Land Development Desktop open, proceed with the following steps:
1. Select MAP on main menu.
2. Select TOOLS from MAP pull down.
3. Select IMPORT to open dialog box.
4. Navigate to DRIVE and FOLDER; select IMPORT TYPE; e.g. ESRI shape file.
5. Select PROCEED.
6. In resulting IMPORT DATA OPTIONS dialog box, click MAP DATA ELEMENTS TO LAYERS and click the PROCEED button.
7. ZOOM to EXTENT in AutoCAD view to ensure that data has been transferred.
8. Select MAP on main menu.
9. Select TOOLS in MAP pull down.
10. Select IMPORT to open MAP IMPORT dialog box.
11. Navigate to same DRIVE and FOLDER; select IMPORT TYPE; e.g. ESRI shape file.
12. Select PROCEED.
13. In resulting IMPORT DATA OPTIONS dialog box, click MAP DATA ELEMENTS TO OBJECT DATA and click the PROCEED button.
14. Click on MAP -> OBJECT DATA -> EDIT OBJECT DATA.
15. Select object on screen to view associated attribute data.

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