Spatial Manager for BricsCAD 21 compatible

November 22, 2020

Announcement, for BricsCAD /


Spatial Manager for BricsCAD’ version 6.3 is BricsCAD 21 compatible. In this version, released a few days ago, you will also find some interesting improvements and new features, such as the new Direct Export functionality or the revamped ‘Transform of drawings coordinate system’ function. Download it and enjoy from today the enhancements and new functions included in ‘BricsCAD 21’ and ‘Spatial Manager for BricsCAD 6.3’

Import/export spatial or GIS data into/from BricsCAD 21 (*), and experience the advanced tools to manage spatial data, such as Terrains and Contours, dynamic Background Maps, quick drawing Publishing in Google Earth, data structures and Data Grid, Queries, Transform drawings CRS, Search for locations, layer thematics, automatic labeling, etc.

(*) Compatible products and languages

'Spatial Manager for BricsCAD' 21 compatible (click to enlarge)

‘Spatial Manager for BricsCAD’ 21 compatible (click to enlarge)

 

New features and improvements:

  • Transform the drawing Coordinate Reference System (CRS)
    • The SPMTRANSFORMCRS function has been completely redesigned in order to improve its effectiveness
      • In addition, the process no longer starts from an empty template but the transformed drawing is an exact copy of the original but recalculating all the objects geometry
    • Now when transforming a DXF the resulting drawing is saved as DXF, not as DWG
    • Read more about it
  • Import / Export
      • A new tool has been added allowing to Export directly from one data source to another, without the need to import previously in your drawing to Export it later
        • This tool can be found in the data sources and tables contextual menus in the application main palette
        • Related Blog post
        • Read more about it
      • File selection on Import/Export processes has been improved and new preset locations, new icons, etc. have been added
      • Now it is possible to manage resources and accesses, create Shortcuts and User Data Sources (UDS), etc. from the direct Import and Export windows
      • Now, if the option “Import only Features in the current view” is activated when Importing a table or Importing-all tables from any WFS server, the reading of elements from the server will be filtered and only those that fit that spatial filter will be downloaded (A great time and performance advantage)
      • The ASCII data provider default parameters have been modified so that now the separator is the comma and the decimal delimiter is the period (More standard in most industries)
      • The KML/KMZ data provider is updated in order to allow reading of elements belonging to custom schemes
      • Automation of creating a non-existent folder when executing a defined Export task to that folder has been included
  • Dynamic Background Maps
    • You can find a new option to Ignore or Invert the coordinate axes orientation for WMS and WMTS user Background Maps. This adds more compatibility with some servers
    • The image download method when capturing any Background Map has been improves
  • Coordinate systems
    • The EPSG tables (CRSs and other objects) have been updated to version 10.003
  • BricsCAD 21 compatible
  • … and more

 

Note: Some features can only be found in the Standard or Professional editions

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