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What are the .TFWX world files?

A - answer .TFWX files (and any world files ending with "X" - JGWX, EWWX, SDWX) contain approximate affine transformation data, when the original georeference transformation cannot be exactly expressed as affine.

Just rename this world file to .TFW (.JGW etc. - just cut-off the "X") and load/reference it with your TIFF file when you insert an image using IINSERT or GeoRefImg. This is the best approximation you can get in AutoCAD or AutoCAD Map or Civil 3D.

See also the Tip 3515

ACADMapCivil
100% *  CAD 
25.11.2013    5442×  
applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Map 3D · Civil 3D ·

See also:
Tip 12881:How to attach multiple raster images to my DWG in one go?
Tip 9139:How to place GeoTIFF images automatically to right positions?
Tip 7087:How to reconstruct a world file from a raster image?
Tip 4540:Georeferenced images also in plain AutoCAD.
Tip 3515:What are the .TFW, .JGW or .PGW files?


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