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ArcGIS Pro 2.x Cookbook by GISP Tripp Corbin

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How to do it...

  1. Start ArcGIS Pro if you closed it at the end of the last recipe, and open the Using CAD Data.aprx project located in C:\Student\ArcGISProCookbook\Chapter2\Using CAD Data.
  2. In the Catalog pane, located on the right of the ArcGIS Pro interface, expand Folders by clicking the small arrowhead to the left of the word Folders.
  3. Expand the Chapter 2 folder so you can see its contents.
  1. Locate the Subdivision_NAD83.dwg file. It should have a blue icon with a compass on it.

CAD files will have one of three file extensions: DWG, DXF, or DGN. Like shapefiles and geodatabase feature classes, they too are vector data.

DWG is the native format for Autodesk’s AutoCAD-based product line. This includes AutoCAD, Map 3D, and Civil 3D. DWG ...

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