[OSGeo Africa] Referencing a GeoTiff in AutoCAD
Aslam.Parker at drdlr.gov.za
Wed Jun 7 03:40:58 PDT 2017
It is highly unlikely that a file is not backwardly compatible. Older versions of Autocad did not interpret the header of a geotiff file correctly and relied on the associated .tfw file for placement in a planimetric space that seems correct as long as all other images are in the same projection.
This is could be the source of your problems. Not sure what version of Autocad you are using.
From: Africa [mailto:africa-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Deyi Daniel
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 10:34 AM
To: africa at lists.osgeo.org
Subject: [OSGeo Africa] Referencing a GeoTiff in AutoCAD
I have a DTM (.GeoTiff), I am trying to reference this into AutoCAD. I am getting the following error massages (but the very same file attaches in Global Mapper, GeoMedia).
-The data in the file is corrupted
-The file is an earlier format that is no longer supported -The file is not supported
Is there a specific way to attach a Geotiff in AutoCad?
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