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Geo2GPS - web map from any coordinate of an AutoCAD DWG.

A - answer With the freeware utility Geo2GPS you can display GPS (WGS84) coordinates of any clicked point in a georeferenced drawing. Beside that, you can directly open a map around that given point in the web service Google Maps (incl. Street View) or in Mapy.cz.

Download the VLX file of this LISP add-on application from www.cadstudio.cz/download and load it into your AutoCAD, Map or Civil with the command APPLOAD. Make sure your DWG drawing has some geodetic coordinate system assigned.

Then you can use the command GEO2GPS to display GPS coordinates of the clicked points. Or use the command GEO2MAPS to display the map of neighborhood of a given point in Google Maps, GEO2MAPSV to display Street View of the picked view, or GEO2MAPY to display the map in the Czech web service Mapy.cz.

See an examples:

The LISP function (geo2gps _clicked_coordinate_) returns the GPS coordinate of the specified point.

Set:

(setq GEO2GPSURLSUFFIX "xxx")

to add suffix to web maps URLs (e.g. zoom level, type of map, etc).

credit: johny

ACADMapCivil3D
100% *  CAD 
4.4.2021    1314×  
applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Map 3D · Civil 3D 3D ·

See also:
Tip 12926:How to import point coordinates from Excel to AutoCAD?
Tip 11970:How to find the map coordinate system of a drawing?
Tip 11847:Automatic UCS aligned with the current View (UCSauto switch).
Tip 10636:The entity isn't planar to the World Coordinate System and can't be converted.
Tip 9593:Reverse geocoding - find street address of a point on map.


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