Importing Metadata
Concept Procedure Quick Reference
 
 
 

To import metadata for DWGs or their resources

  1. In the Metadata Viewer, click Import.
  2. Browse to, and select the MTD file you want to import.
  3. Click Open.
  4. Select one of the following:
    • Open the original project DWG file
    • Append the source metadata to the current metadata
  5. Click OK.

To import metadata for Non-DWG files

  1. In the Metadata Editor, click Import.
  2. Browse to, and select the XML file you want to import.
  3. Click Open.

To import ESRI metadata

  1. In ESRI, use ArcCatalog to export metadata in an ESRI profile to the FGDC or ISO standard in XML format.
  2. In the AutoCAD Map 3D Metadata Editor, click Import Metadata Values.
  3. In the Open dialog box, select the XML file you exported from ESRI, and click Open.