- 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.
- 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.
- Expand the Chapter 2 folder so you can see its contents.
- 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 ...