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How to get distance of two geographic points?

A - answer The _DIST command displays only the geometric distance (3D). If you need the geodetic/surveying (spherical) distance, use the MAPDIST command in AutoCAD Map.
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24.10.2005    5665x  
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applies to: AutoCAD Map ·

See also:
Tip 10682:Automatic classification of drawing objects by their properties.
Tip 9042:Random scatter of AutoCAD drawing objects.
Tip 9020:Three methods and three different results of measuring distance in a map.
Tip 7965:Slope hatches (batter lines) in AutoCAD.
Tip 6860:The many shapes of AutoCAD UCS icons.

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