[GRASS5] v.in.dxf: report

Roger Miller roger at spinn.net
Wed Apr 5 09:06:22 EDT 2006

This is great to hear!

An ealier version of v.in.dxf was unable to interpret splines.  Has that
ability been added?

Roger Miller

On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 14:53 +0200, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> We tested latest v.in.dxf (CVS 2006.04.05). A few notes:
> - dxf R14 and 2000 are correctly imported
> - we found problems with R12, but it may be a local problem (possibly a 
> corrupted file)
> - by default, all layers are imported at once, but it is possible to choose 
> which ones
> - qgis can open the vector; what is unconvenient, however, is that each layer 
> has to be opened by hand (68 layers in our case!)
> - TclTk GUI cannot visualize them (?)
> So far so good.
> What would be useful now would be a way of consistently giving the same 
> characteristics (visibility, colour, thickness, etc.) to the same layers 
> across multiple maps, and loading them at once. Without this it is very 
> time-consuming to use it in real applications.
> Overall, great results! Now CAD is no longer a far away world.
> See a couple of screenshots:
> http://www.faunalia.it/download/v_in_dxf1.png
> http://www.faunalia.it/download/v_in_dxf2.png

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