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Any way to import survey coordinates as "coordinates dimension" object in archicad?

rirenmargo
Participant

I have a txt (or csv) file containing x, y, z coordinates from a total station. The points are 300 and refer to specific points on a building (not on landscape).

I want to convert each set of coordinates to a "coordinate dimension" object. Is there an automatic way to do this?

I've been doing it manually for years and would appreciate any ideas!

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scottjm
Advisor

Not natively in archicad, but you could definitely use the archicad grasshopper add on. 
It’d be a fairly straightforward grasshopper script, read the csv, extract the xyz coordinates, create the co-ordinate object at each xyz location. 

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rirenmargo
Participant

Thank you for your valuable reply! I try to find a solution 4 times a year!!!!

I haven't used the grasshopper add-on, but I will definitely do it to fix this problem (I will also ask a friend to help me).

Do you have anything else you can tell me to guide me in a more specific way?

Thanks

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