Blog : Import

‘Import-All’ function Enhancements

In a recent post of this Blog (see the link below) we reviewed the exciting possibilities of the ‘Import-all’ function in the CAD versions of ‘Spatial Manager’ (AutoCAD/BricsCAD/ZWCAD). This function has since undergone some interesting improvements... more

The powerful ‘Import-all’ tool

Although the ‘Spatial Manager’ “Import-All” tool has already been discussed as part of a previous post in this Blog, it is important to review again this functionality, which allows you to easily launch unattended batch import processes... more

Small automated things that make your life easier

‘Spatial Manager’ (for AutoCAD, BricsCAD or ZWCAD) includes some little-known automations that make the everyday application tasks more comfortable. This article and the included videos review some of these little automatic assistances... 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

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