Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD

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Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD is a powerful BricsCAD plug-in designed for BricsCAD users who need to import and manage spatial data in a simple, fast and inexpensive way. The application offers many possibilities not seen so far in BricsCAD. It comes in a lightweight application that runs inside BricsCAD and allows the user to import geospatial data from spatial files, or spatial data servers ("Standard" edition only), into v drawings

Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD preview screen

BricsCAD commands

This is the list of BricsCAD commands included in Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD

  • SPM (or SPATIALMANAGER): Panel. Opens and/or displays the application panel
  • SPMCLOSE (or SPATIALMANAGERCLOSE): Close panel. Closes the application panel
  • SPMHELP (or SPATIALMANAGERHELP): Help. Shows the application help (Wiki format)
  • SPMABOUT (or SPATIALMANAGERABOUT): About. Shows basic information about the application and the installed release
  • SPMUPDATE (or SPATIALMANAGERUPDATE): Update. Checks if there is a new application release to be downloaded from Internet
  • SPMOPTIONS (or SPATIALMANAGEROPTIONS): Options. Set of parameters to configure the application (includes also the functionality of SPMUPDATE and SPMABOUT)

Main features

  • General
    • Import spatial data in BricsCAD drawings
    • Transformation of coordinates when importing
    • XDATA / Extended Entity Data (EED) viewer panel ("Standard" edition only)

  • Import processes
    • Objects imported into a new or open drawing
    • Basic target layer or new target layers using a field value
    • Use blocks for points and centroids
    • Block insertion parameters from field values
    • Polygon fills and transparencies
    • Polygon centroids
    • Elevation and thickness from field values
    • Import data from tables as XDATA / Extended Entity Data (EED) ("Standard" edition only)

  • Data sources
    • Manage your own shortcuts
    • Access to spatial data files (SHP, GPX, KML, OSM, PBF, MIF/MID, TAB, E00, SQLite, SDF, ASCII points, etc.) (see current available Providers)
    • Manage your User Data Sources ("Standard" edition only)
    • Access to spatial database servers (SQL Server, PostGIS, etc.) ("Standard" edition only) (see current available Providers)
    • Access to other connections (WFS, ODBC points or WKB - Excel, Access, dBase,...-, etc.) ("Standard" edition only) (see current available Providers)

To get a first preview of the application, please watch this video:


Here you will find all the technical information available on the implementation as well as tutorials, additional data, etc.


Here you will find some useful links to other pages of Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD