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From Excel to CAD drawings: quick and easy

Many CAD users often need to import MS Excel spreadsheets that include spatial data tables (coordinates and other data), as Point or Block objects. From the beginning, ‘Spatial Manager’ software includes the ability to do it through ODBC connections,... more


Command-line Importing. Scripts

From version 4, ‘Spatial Manager for AutoCAD/BricsCAD’ includes the command “-SPMIMPORT” (notice the hyphen), which is a “command line” version of the “SPMIMPORT” command designed to allow the executing of Tasks from the command line, Scripts, VBA, LISP, etc.... more


Enhanced ASCII data provider (CSV, TXT, ASC, XYZ, …)

The ASCII data files (often named “Comma-separated values” CSV), are one of the most common types of files to store Points tabular data. They are plain-text ASCII files, without binary numbers or any other data type that has to be... more


Enhanced Background Maps. WMS & WMTS services

One of the functions most appreciated by ‘Spatial Manager’ users is the management of the Background Maps (‘BG Maps’) based on imagery downloaded in real time from map services or cartographic servers. The version 4 of this applications suite... more


New v.4 – Enjoy the most superb set of geo-functions

The main version 4 (October 2017) collects and improves all the tools included over the last nineteen months adding amazing newsDesktop – AutoCAD – BricsCAD Spatial Manager - Background Maps and...<a href= more


Improve performance when importing from OpenStreetMap

As was said in another post from this Blog, the display of the Import parameters window is often delayed when importing some “heavy” data sources in AutoCAD or BricsCAD OpenStreetMap stands out as... more