[postgis-users] Re: Getting data from Archicad into Postgis

Stephen Souness sounie at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 14 19:00:16 PDT 2007

I used the "AutoCad DXF to ESRI Shapefile Converter" downloaded from

Obe, Regina wrote:
> What software are you using for conversion? 
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> Subject: [postgis-users] Getting data from Archicad into Postgis
> Hi all,
> This may be a weird question, but I'll ask away anyway.
> I want to set up a Postgis database to contain location information for 
> a group of buildings.
> The architect involved in the project is using some software called 
> Archicad.
> I have tried converting a DXF file to a polygon shapefile, but the 
> resultant data had various shapes out of position relative to eachother.
> Has anyone tried something like this before, or can someone point out 
> the obvious flaw in my idea?
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> Stephen
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