[GRASS5] Re: [Qgis-developer] v.in.dxf: report

Radim Blazek radim.blazek at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 13:07:01 EDT 2006

On 4/5/06, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it> 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!)

We discussed this with Cho and hopefuly he makes it optional to import
everything as one layer with layer name as another attribute.

BTW, you can add all layers to view by double click on vector in
GRASS browser in QGIS.


> - 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
> --
> Paolo Cavallini
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> www.faunalia.it
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