Blog : ASCII

ASCII data provider Tabular format

The ASCII data provider supplied with ‘Spatial Manager’ allows you to Import/Export geospatial data from/to CSV, XYZ, TXT, ASC, NEZ, UPT, etc. files, and with very little added work, it is also valid for Excel, Access, etc. files. It has... more

Thematize by element type and attached data

‘Spatial Manager’ includes many import options to get cartographic and spatial data organized, structured, labeled, filtered and customized from various sources. This post analyses the options for separating by layers not only the imported elements but also the texts that... more

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

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

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

Extend the data to be imported from an ASCII file

When importing or loading points from spatial ASCII files (CSV, XYZ etc.), Spatial Manager™, like most applications which support these kinds of spatial data sources, includes only usual connection parameters... more