May 30, 2012

Lisp : Import Coordinates

   Import Points Lisp helps you to import points from a TXT file and  It will create a coordinate table according to the coordinate points imported to the drawing.


Steps to run lisp :
  • Download Import Points Lisp Click here...
  • Download Import Points (Annotative) Click here...
  • Load Import Points.
  • Type Command “IMPO” to import Points.

  • Select the TXT file which have the point and coordinate values.
     

Steps to create point numbered TXT file
  • Create coordinate points in Microsoft Excel in the format of First column (point number) Second column (Easting coordinate) Third column(Northing coordinate).
  • Select the 3 columns and paste to the notepad (it is tab separated format so no need to put comma “,” between the lines).
  • Eg.  01   00000.000   00000.000

Steps to create point named TXT file :
  • The format of first column should contain “ “ (“Name and number”) Second column (Easting coordinate) Third column(Northing coordinate).
  • Select the 3 columns and paste to the notepad .
  • Eg.  “Points-01”   00000.000   00000.000
  • Download TXT file samples.


Steps to create Table :

  • After importing coordinate points type command “CRT” to create Table.
  • Type “A” to select all Points.
  • Once  the points are selected you will be automatically directed to the paper space where you will be prompted to pick a start point to place the table. The table with all coordinates and point names will be placed in an ascending order.


Specification:

  • It will create new test style “Gen-text”.
  • It will create an attribute block “CRBLK”.
  • It will Place Points in new layer “Coordinate Points”.
  • It will place Table in new layer “Coordinate Table”.
  • It will automatically change “UCS to World” and back to “previous”.
Related post : Coordinate with Table

1 comment:

  1. Hello Bijoy,

    Very useful .LISP
    THanks for sharing. It's just a pity it cannot import the Height coordinate also.

    Cheers,

    Luis Pombo (lmpombob@yahoo.es)

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