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Import error: No point file format match found

A - answer When trying to import a list of point coordinates from a TXT file to AutoCAD Civil 3D, an error message is displayed: "No point file format match found"

Import - error (CZ)

The coordinate text file is most probably saved in Unicode (16-bit). The point import function requires a standard 8-bit ANSI encoding. So just open and re-save your file in Notepad to the ANSI format:

ANSI - Notepad (CZ version)

And retry the import.
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29.5.2012    7954x  
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applies to: AutoCAD Civil 3D ·

See also:
Tip 11076:Reading 3D point matrix from a CSV file.
Tip 10709:How to create a profile from imported XYZ points in Fusion 360?
Tip 10303:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2016 (import/export).
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 10094:Autodesk ReCap 2015 will not load a Faro .FLS point cloud file.


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