Blog : CAD L1 (Basic)

Choose 3D or 2D when importing

A set of objects imported by applying its coordinate Z=0 leads to a “flat” map which allows us often to perform operations that are more “uncomfortable” when using 3D maps: 2D references, measurements of distances in the plane, etc.... more

Point coordinates also as data fields

There are many situations where it may be interesting to include the values of the geometric coordinates of Points as alphanumeric data, added to some other personal data of the Points. The Spatial Manager™ ASCII Points data provider includes this option... more

Now EXPORT from CAD to Google Earth, Shapefiles, etc.

The new ‘Professional’ Edition of Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD and Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD adds the expected functionality of Export from basic AutoCAD or BricsCAD to geo-spatial files or databases... more

Import 3D Shapefiles (SHP) in AutoCAD

Some 2D Shapefiles (SHP) may include 3D information inside its associated alphanumeric data table. For example, it is quite common to find the values ​​of the elevation and height of the polygon features inside some fields of the data table... more

How to use the Spatial Manager Wiki?

As stated in the Support page of the Spatial Manager™ web, the Spatial Manager™ Wiki is the central, official source of documentation and learning material for Spatial Manager™ product suite users... more

Why is Spatial Manager software so practical? (Part 3)

Scenario #3: We need to join multiple roads Shapefiles (SHP) and be able to open this information in AutoCAD... more