Google Earth includes a little-known function that allows you to analyze the elevation profiles of roads, streets, highways, railways, paths, etc. polylines. The tools for export/publish to KML or KMZ files from your flat 2D (or 3D) drawings and maps provided by 'Spatial Manager' (AutoCAD, BricsCAD, ZWCAD or Desktop), will enable you to easily perform this analysis from you own data
Blog: Google Earth (KML)
Google Earth is one of the most popular platforms for 2D and 3D visualization of spatial and geographic information, not only because it is free and very accessible to any non-expert user, but also because of the included tools and the frequency of updating the maps. 'Spatial Manager' provides you with two powerful tools to bring your drawings or maps to Google Earth
Under certain conditions, displaying large images on 'Google Earth' may cause problems. These images can be replaced by a "cross" in order to indicate that the real image cannot be loaded on the map. Other times, images may be cropped and only a portion of them will be displayed. 'Spatial Manager' includes an option that can help you when Publishing from drawings to 'Google Earth'
Although 'Publishing to Google Earth' from a drawing (AutoCAD, BricsCAD or ZWCAD) is one of the most popular features among the 'Spatial Manager' users, very few are aware of the possibility of including attached images in the drawing as part of the elements to be published