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Geodesy point / UCS / map

Karol Argasinski
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Hi and hello


I am looking for the best method of synchronizing coordinate systems between files. I have a .dwg map from a surveyor, which is already embedded in the coordinate system in which the industry works: roll:. So far, through "merge" I have read .dwg maps and moved my things in ARCHICAD so that they work with the map. Is there any other method that would be more appropriate?


Regards,
Karol
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Miha_M
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Try using a Survey Point. Have a dedicated Survey point layer. Import DWG as xRef, place a Survey point with all needed attributes to where your project origin will be. Set project orientation, hide the imported drawing and Survey point layers. Start building.

It's better if your project location is near X=0 and Y=0, as it's not big numbers Archicad has to deal with.
If you are far from the coordinate origin Archicad (and many other CAD platforms) may struggle with 3D and possibly even 2D display.

Look for more info here:
https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/knowledgebase/63066/

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Miha_M
Advisor
Try using a Survey Point. Have a dedicated Survey point layer. Import DWG as xRef, place a Survey point with all needed attributes to where your project origin will be. Set project orientation, hide the imported drawing and Survey point layers. Start building.

It's better if your project location is near X=0 and Y=0, as it's not big numbers Archicad has to deal with.
If you are far from the coordinate origin Archicad (and many other CAD platforms) may struggle with 3D and possibly even 2D display.

Look for more info here:
https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/knowledgebase/63066/

| Archicad 4.55 - 27
| HP Z840 | 2× E5-2643 v4 | 64 GB RAM | Quadro M5000 | Windows 10 Pro x64
| HP Z4 G4 | W-2245 | 64 GB RAM | RTX A4000 | Windows 11

Karol Argasinski
Enthusiast
Thanks, I will check that ASAP.
OPENBIM does works!
ArchiCAD 22/23/24/25/26/27 INT &POL

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, 128GB RAM, GeForce RTX 3070, Windows 11 Pro
MBP 14 M1 Max 10C 32GB
http://www.bimfaktoria.pl/