Presentation on theme: "Using the ArcGIS for AutoCAD Plug-In Application"— Presentation transcript:
1 Using the ArcGIS for AutoCAD Plug-In Application Don Kuehne & Karen Hodge
2 You are GIS Champions 60% Haven’t Tried ArcGIS for AutoCAD…Yet. 60% need to find a way to prepare CAD data for use in GIS30% want to see their maps in CADThe rest? Checking it outHow do you use CAD?60% Planning and Design50% Utility Networks60% Landbase is in CADWhat’s important to you?Putting CAD in your Maps: 70%Creating GIS Content in CAD: 50%Editing CAD in ArcGIS: 40%Editing GIS in AutoCAD: 30%
3 ArcGIS for AutoCAD is … Plug-In Application to AutoCAD 2007, 2008, 2009AutoCAD and AutoCAD Map 3DAvailable NOW as Free DownloadDesigned for CAD User to:Access MapsPrepare Data for Use as GIS Content
11 Adding Attributes to CAD Entities Feature Classes have SchemasEntities have Properties
12 Using CAD Data Prepared as GIS Content Best Practice Data Sharing 12
13 Built-In Productivity Tools: Defining Feature Classes DWT filesDefine feature classes in your DWTImport SchemaDefine once, re-use as neededLayer to Feature ClassAutomated Feature Class GenerationNo SchemaExportCAD?
14 Export To CAD Default Behavior to AutoCAD Best Practice ProductivityDefault Behavior to AutoCADFeature Layers as InputCreates MSD Feature ClassesData ModelsManual “Long Transaction” WorkflowsCreates CAD Layer by Feature LayerIndustry Data Models/TemplatesYour Own Schemas in AutoCAD
15 Building Value for CAD Users Extensible API.NETAutoLispMapping Specification for DWGSample Code and UtilititesCode Gallery at:
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