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Tab separated GIS data CAD import example.

Below is a graphic s an example of how the program shows text from a TDS device (part of the the text itself is shown below the image):

How to view tab separated GIS data graphically

The text can be read in from a file or pasted from the clipboard. The Pointor program helps you by trying to find the separator itself, and giving you a preview of the coordinates which would come up. Here is the raw data which formed the above image:

106	-6.86	-22.92	-0.02	LLD
107	-46.66	-25.20	-0.28	LLD
108	-86.50	-25.76	-0.40	LLD
109	-125.96	-25.10	-0.36	LLD
110	-165.92	-22.72	-0.24	LLD
111	-205.18	-18.78	-0.12	LLD
112	-201.66	-30.82	0.14	LLS
113	-186.84	-32.460 .0.16	LLS
114	-170.58	-33.96	0.06	LLS
115	-154.92	-35.16	-0.02	LLS
116	-138.32	-36.16	-0.04	LLS
117	-123.32	-36.86	-0.10	LLS
118	-105.88	-37.44	-0.18	LLS
119	-90.10	-37.72	-0.18	LLS
120	-74.96	-37.70	-0.16	LLS
121	-60.10	-37.42	-0.12	LLS
122	-45.72	-36.94	-0.08	LLS
123	-30.52	-36.20	-0.02	LLS
124	-3.60	-34.22	0.08	LLS
125	-203.88	-43.02	0.52	MED
126	-185.20	-44.88	0.44	MED
127	-165.64	-46.56	0.38	MED
128	-145.84	-48.02	0.32	MED
129	-125.82	-48.94	0.24	MED
130	-105.70	-49.50	0.16	MED
131	-85.72	-49.72	0.18	MED
132	-65.72	-49.34	0.20	MED
133	-45.86	-48.72	0.22	MED
134	-25.64	-47.86	0.22	MED
135	-10.66	-46.80	0.28	MED
136	-7.84	-47.34	0.28	MED
137	-4.02	-49.88	0.28	MED
138	-1.86	-54.02	0.18	MED
154	-101.34	-79.56	0.10	LLD
155	-51.82	-78.70	0.28	LLD
156	-11.58	-77.08	0.36	LLD
157	17.76	-74.44	0.42	LLD
158	28.36	-73.36	0.52	LLD


Once you have imported the data into Pointor you can add grids and layers and then save it as a DXF file ready for reading it into your favorite CAD program.

Pointor can accept all sorts of file formats, CSV, PNEZD, PENZD, Code X Y, etc. Try the free demo to see how it can work with your data.

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More about point list formats.

GIS Data Mapping Applications

Another example, XLS to DXF tutorial.

Real world example 1

Real world example 2

Real world example 3

Specifically AutoCAD

Importing LWPOLYLINEs into Pointor.




 
 


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