How to Import GIS Data (Shapefiles) | Civil 3D
Importing shapefiles has never been easier! In this example we will import shapefiles, check out a certain plot of land and use the parcel to layout a subdivision concept plan.
- Drag and drop Shapefiles onto your screen. (If your coordinate zone is already pre-set, it should project/re-project as needed.)
To bring up your task pane: Key in "MAPWSPACE" and turn on your taskpane.
- To show a data table: Select a parcel, right click and select "Show data table".
From here you can do a filter:
- Filter by "PARCELID"
- Key in a parcel you want to use, right click on it in the data table and zoom into it
- Right click on the map object and select "Check out Feature". This will allow you to use it as a Polyline and then turn it into a parcel.
Optional: You can also get rid of the TaxParcel by removing the layer.
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