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How to load a SHP file and display its attribute data in AutoCAD?

A - answer Mapping data in the SHP format (ESRI shape) can be directly read into AutoCAD Map 3D and AutoCAD Civil 3D (any version). See the function (ribbon) Insert tab > Import panel > Map Import.

If your .SHP file contains graphics plus the object (attribute) data, this data will be attached to the imported objects in the DWG and you can use them optionally - display them as text labels or use them for stylization of the imported objects.

See the detailed procedure (Czech version) in the Map video #10

or on the CADstudioCZ channel on YouTube:

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1.12.2011    29825×  
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applies to: AutoCAD Map · AutoCAD Civil 3D ·

See also:
Tip 9698:Data formats supported in Autodesk InfraWorks 360.
Tip 9302:How to change elevation units in a map or GIS source?
Tip 7396:How to convert block attributes to object data?
Tip 7070:How to export 3D versions of SHP files?
Tip 5968:Commandline version of -MAPIMPORT does not offer DGN format.

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