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How to add Geo-location in any version of Auto-CAD ?

Vishal Jayendrabhai Bhavsar
03/01/2017 0 0

AutoCAD is an industry standard application. that works on tools and commands. 

This is for Civil engineers, Architects, Urban Planners, GIS USers and Surveyors, who is unaware about this featue of Normal AutoCAD software.

You can insert geographic location information to a drawing file by specifying the location of a reference point on a map provided by an online maps service. To do so, You must be signed in to Autodesk 360 to use the online maps service.

  1. Open AutoCAD
  2. Navigate to Infocenter >> Sign in >> Use Autodesk360 Account detail and sign in.



         3. Once Done >> GO to Command line >> Geographiclocation (As shown in below image)

         4. Select MAP Option >> See the below image

       5.Type City / Area Name


      6.  Navigate to Specific Place which you want to MAP & Drop the marker. (Right click on that place and select >> Drop marker here) 

  Click NEXT 

      7. Now set the coordinate system and Time zone as per the country and area. (For INDIA - do as shown in figure)

 Select the Unit and Click Next

     8. NOW set the location marker point <0,0,0> Press enter >> NOrth angle will be on 90 Degree >>Press enter

     9.   Your location is on center . Now you can start making shapes by using Rectangle, Polyline, LIne and other basic geometry commands. 



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