Assigning a Coordinate System to a Source Drawing
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To assign a coordinate system to a source drawing

  1. Click Map Setup tabCoordinate System panelAssign. At the Command prompt, enter ADESETCRDSYS.
  2. In the Assign Global Coordinate System dialog box, under Source Drawings, click Select Drawings and select the source drawings. You cannot assign a coordinate system to a source drawing that currently has queried objects in the current drawing.
  3. Under Source Drawings, enter the coordinate system code for the selected source drawings.

    If you do not know the code, click Select Coordinate System. In the Select Global Coordinate System dialog box, select a category. Select from a list of available coordinate systems. You can also search for coordinate systems by code or description using the Search box. Click Properties to view the properties of the selected coordinate system.

    To remove an assigned coordinate system, in the Code box in the Assign Global Coordinate System dialog box, type a period.

  4. Click OK.