Importing Autodesk SDF 2
Concept Procedure Quick Reference

To import SDF 2 files

  1. In the Tool-based Ribbon Workspace, click Insert tabImport panelSDF2.
  2. In the Autodesk MapGuide Import dialog box, select a file. Click Open.
  3. In the Autodesk MapGuide Import dialog box, under Import Layer, select the target AutoCAD layer for the SDF information.

    To create a new AutoCAD layer, click Create New Layer.

  4. Under Coordinate Conversion, select Convert From. Enter a coordinate system code.

    To select the code from a list, click Select Coordinate System.

  5. Under Data Elements, select Assign To Object Data Table. Specify the object data table and fields.

    To create a new table or field, click Create New Table or Create New Field.

  6. Optionally, under Data Elements, select Create Hyperlinks From URL.
  7. Under Import By Location, select Define An Area To Import From The SDF File and enter the coordinates for the area to import.

    The coordinates must be in the coordinate system of the SDF file.

  8. To save your settings as a profile, click Save.
  9. Click OK.

    The objects in the SDF file are imported into the drawing.