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How to export 3D versions of SHP files?

A - answer If you need to export 3D versions of the .SHP format files (ESRI Shapefile) from AutoCAD Map 3D or Civil 3D, switch on the respective option in the export driver.

In the dialog of the MAPEXPORT command select the basic options for the export (the Selection tab) and then on the Options tab click on the "Driver options" button. Choose the option "Three-dimensional shape files". Finish the export (file save).

To export polyline objects (including 3D polylines) you will need to select the object type "Line".

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See also:
Tip 11041:How to convert font and shape files SHX back to SHP?
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Tip 9302:How to change elevation units in a map or GIS source?
Tip 8348:How to load a SHP file and display its attribute data in AutoCAD?
Tip 8218:Data formats supported in Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012.

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