To bring in features from SQL Server
- In Display Manager,
- In the Data Connect window,
select Add SQL Server Spatial Connection in
the Data Connections By Provider list.
- Under Connection Name,
type a name for this connection.
You can give the connection
any name you like. This name appears in Map Explorer as
the name of the feature source.
- Enter the Service Name and
The service name is set
when you install SQL Server Spatial itself.
- Specify the login credentials to use
to log into this data store.
- To use your Windows Authentication credentials,
select Windows Authentication and
- To use your SQL Server login credentials,
enter your user name and password and click Login.
- In Data Connect,
under Data Store, enter the data
store name. If you do not know this name, check with your System
To select from a list
of data stores, click the down arrow. AutoCAD Map 3D connects to the
specified server and instance and lists the available data stores.
the data store is not in the list, it may not use a AutoCAD Map 3D schema.
Select Show All Data Stores to add
these to the list. AutoCAD Map 3D creates a mapping to use these data
stores with AutoCAD Map 3D.
- Click Connect.
- In the feature class list, select the
feature classes to include in the map.
If this feature source
contains only a single feature class, that feature class is selected
automatically. If it contains multiple feature classes, you can right-click
any of them and select Select All or Select
- Click Add To Map.
To bring in a subset
of the data, click the down arrow and select Add
To Map With Query. To filter data after
you’ve added the data to your map, see Filtering Feature Layers.