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Introduction

  • Objective of this section
    • To learn how to create points in the drawings from a postal addresses list (Direct Geo-coding)
    • To learn how to collect a postal addresses list form the selected drawing objects (Reverse Geo-coding)
  • Topics in this section
    • Direct Geo-coding
      • Select the addresses file, fields, fields order and the Geo-code provider
      • Draw the geo-coded Points and set draw parameters (Layer, Data table and Fields)
      • Export the geo-coded results to a CSV file
    • Reverse Geo-coding
      • Select objects for collecting postal addresses and the Geo-code provider
      • Create postal addresses table in the drawing
      • Export the geo-coded results to a CSV file



How can I insert drawing Points from a geographic data table?

Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD includes the xxx


'SPMGEOCODING_DIRECT' command in the Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD ribbon


Direct geo-coding file preview and geo-coding parameters


Direct geo-coding results and draw parameters


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Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD includes the xxx


'SPMGEOCODING_REVERSE' command in the Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD ribbon


Reverse geo-coding objects selection and geo-coding parameters


Reverse geo-coding results and data parameters


Need to have some reference in the drawing in order to use Geo-coding commands?

If the drawing is not empty when 'SPMGEOCODING_DIRECT' or 'SPMGEOCODING_REVERSE' are executed, it is necessary that the drawing has been assigned a Coordinate Reference System (CRS) in order that the application "knows how-to" insert the selected geometries. If this is not the case, you can assign a CRS to the drawing (and modify it) using the command 'SPMSETCRS' of Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD. By executing this command, you will access the CRS catalog of the application where you can:

  • Filter the CRSs by type (Geocentric, Projected, etc.). The type "Projected" will be selected by default because is the most common choice
  • Choose a CRS by clicking on its row in the table
  • Search CRSs by typing the search criteria in the "Search" box. You can type here as many words as you like separated by blanks. The application will find all the rows including all these words in any column of the table
  • Unassign (undefine) the Coordinate System of the drawing, by choosing "Undefined CRS" (EPSG 0)

If the drawing is empty and has no coordinate system assigned to it, when 'SPMGEOCODING_DIRECT' or 'SPMGEOCODING_REVERSE' are executed Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD will assign the CRS Code:3857 (WGS84 / Pseudo-Mercator) to the drawing. This CRS is valid for any Earth area, but may be inaccurate for measurements in some areas. If you want to configure any other known local CRS, use the 'SPMSETCRS' command as explained above


'SPMSETCRS' command in the Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD ribbon


CRS catalog of the application

CRS catalog of the application


See also the 'Search for Locations' chapter


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