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How to import XYZ coordinates as DWG points with elevation labels?

A - answer If you need to import a number of XYZ points from Excel or a CSV file to your AutoCAD drawing, you can use e.g. using the Xls2Curve utility. Select the block option for import.

If the imported block has a proper automatic (dynamic) attribute, it will display "its own" elevation (Z-coordinate) as a text label.

Tip 6692 (Xls2Curve)
Z-point block sample

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22.7.2010    17090×  
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See also:
Tip 12198:How to remove duplicate points and COGO points from a DWG?
Tip 10709:How to create a profile from imported XYZ points in Fusion 360?
Tip 9788:How to import named workpoints from Excel to Inventor?
Tip 9302:How to change elevation units in a map or GIS source?
Tip 8624:Supported formats of scanned data (point clouds) in Inventor 2013.

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