[Qgis-user] FILE .dwg and .cad

Noli Sicad nsicad at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 21:08:06 EDT 2010


Alex, thanks for the correction.

This is a library to allow reading data from a DWG file.
http://libdwg.sourceforge.net/en/

Noli

On 9/4/10, Alex Mandel <tech_dev at wildintellect.com> wrote:
> Careful reading of that page indicates the drive is "write-only" for
> DWG. There is no read for DWG. It also is not supplied by default, must
> be added like ECW and MrSid.
>
> DXF on the other hand is read/write under the default GDAL.
>
> At least according to what I see on those pages.
>
> Thanks,
> Alex
>
> On 09/03/2010 03:06 PM, Noli Sicad wrote:
>> I think read/write DWG and DXF formats is support in GDAL now, if I am
>> not mistaken
>>
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/DxfDwg
>>
>> http://mateusz.loskot.net/2006/01/03/writing-dwgdxf-files-with-ogr/
>>
>> What it needs is QGIS plugin.
>>
>> BTW, there is Dxf2shp (Dxf to shapefile) plugin available.
>>
>> I hope this is clear enough to be undestood,  not to mention QGIS uses
>> GDAL.
>>
>> Noli
>>
>> On 9/4/10, Giovanni Manghi <giovanni.manghi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>> how to import to the data view from file extension dwg and extension cad
>>>
>>>
>>> you cannot open the .dwg files, because the format is really a closed
>>> one.
>>>
>>> Surprisingly there is another popular open source gis software that can
>>> open this kind of files, maybe people that uses it can tell here how
>>> this is possible.
>>>
>>> Don't know about .cad ones.
>>>
>>> cheers
>>>
>>> -- Giovanni --
>>>
>
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