AutoCAD Data in ESRI Desktop

AutoCAD Data in ESRI Desktop

AutoCAD Integration

AutoCAD is widely used drawing software for new construction permits. The integration of AutoCAD data cannot be completely automated. For this reason alone we will need strategies for view Enterprise ESRI GIS data or export the AutoCAD data to ESRI.  In most cases ESRI is the enterprise GIS software platform where external data from Excel, AutoCAD, Microstation files are imported to overlay and run the analytics.

 

 

 

AutoCAD conversion through Model builder

AutoCAD conversion through Model builder

AutoCAD Conversion

Based on Integration stragies we will need to convert the AutoCAD drawings into ESRI Shape Files or ESRI Geodatabase format. 

Conversion Methods

  • AutoCAD APIs to ESRI
  • FME Workbench to ESRI
  • ESRI ArcGIS Model Builder
  • ESRI Python Script using ArcPy
  • Custom Converter using ArcObjects API