AutoCAD Civil 3D :: Map Connect Link To Geo Tiff

Jun 6, 2013

I am using the map connect command to import a geotiff file to NAD83 coordinates.  After import, the image displays correctly at the correct location, however my xref manager indicates that the image file location is in my local app folder within the C drive on my computer even though I specified the target base file on our network server.   I also noticed the map connect function converts the files to a png file.  

Because the image link resides on my computer others cannot view the image when they open the drawing.  I don't fully understand how the map connect function works, do I need to use the map insert command if I want the image to be hard linked into the drawing?

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AutoCAD Civil 3D :: How To Connect Point And Link

May 15, 2013

my problem is i want to connect shoulder point and the daylight link with the same slope as my is much more clear in the attached photo.

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Nov 21, 2013

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May 3, 2013

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Nov 2, 2013

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Aug 25, 2012

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Mar 23, 2012

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Apr 20, 2013

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I add Mark points on Point 1 and 3. Then connect them using Link Slopes Between Points. Knowing that Point 2 is not static, but moving point I can't find any way to connect subassembly edge point to that Point 2.

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Oct 3, 2012

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Jul 29, 2013

I have geotif images that I've purchased from Washoe County GIS. They have world files that work great with data connect. That is, as long as I want to work at sea level. We have a Combined Factor mandated by the County for all record maps. it's a simple grid to ground factor. I can set this factor in the drawing settings and import my sea-level coordinate files just fine. The pboblem is that I can't get the Data Connect to work with the transform settings.The problem is the same with Geotif files and SHP files. I've tried using an x-reference drawing to insert the Geotif and then scale up the geotif but the imagery doesn't scale up.

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Jun 5, 2013

I have a 18' x 10' special structure where I'd like to be able to connect the pipes as shown to the structure but I'm not aware of any way to force the Connection point of the pipe to the desired location along the structure.

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Jul 26, 2013

I am trying to insert an Mr Sid file using Data Connect. I am running 2011 C3D. When I try adding the file to the dwg, it tries to execute the query, but then I get an error "There was a problem adding data to map."

The folder containing the SID file has two other files...the .sdw file and the metadata file. Is there another file missing? Or is the SID file too's 1.6GB.

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Jul 5, 2004

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Apr 22, 2013

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how to connect P1'/P2' and AX1/AX2 via EG? Basic link wouldn't work because it will be just a straight line.

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Jan 8, 2014

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Nov 15, 2012

I’ve had this problem with my proposed elevations for quite some time so I finally want to fix it while I’m a little slow. The problem I have is when I change scales, my elevation’s (in dragged state) leader vertex does not connect to my line. I’ve attached my lable styles...

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Jul 23, 2012

I have a set of four images I am referencing into a drawing through the data connect feature found in Planning and analysis that overlap. I am running Civil 3D 2013. I would like to be able to clip the images as well as turn off the transparency but I can't seem to figure out how. If you select the images cadd thinks it is an image referenced outside of Data connect, but the clipping tool doesn't work, and it doesn't even matter if you de-select print transparency in the page setup, it still prints transparent. Is there another set of commands or tools that I am not aware of that allows you to edit an image brought in through the data connect?

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Mar 22, 2012

I'm creating a 3d ramp and need to create one surface of the whole thing, but as its overlapping on certain areas the surface keeps attaching itself to the corridor below it and another corridor crossing over top.

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May 15, 2013

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Jul 11, 2013

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The drawing coordinate system code is "UTM83-18F" and the data was downloaded from the Web Soil Survey's data download with the identical coordinate system (see attached readme.txt).

I prefer to use the data connect option when importing this type of shape file because I can label them all using a theme and use stylize the data for visualization/presentation.

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Feb 15, 2012

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Jul 17, 2013

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Aug 15, 2012

I don't seem to find a way to plot to a tiff file. Is there a driver I'm missing? I have and use often "DWG to PDF", but someone has asked us for everything to be in TIFF format.

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Aug 8, 2011

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Aug 8, 2012

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Apr 8, 2013

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Nov 7, 2012

in my link "link slope to surface", i have the slope set to -2.00%. in the cross sections, it is at a +2.00%. why is this thing not linking at the defined -2%? see image.

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Dec 5, 2013

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