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Earthwork Software Help - Export Data from AutoCAD



1. Open the drawing file having ground levels,boundary and formation levels.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
2. To export ground data from cad drawing, select 'Export Ground' from 'Earthwork ' submenu under 'ESurveyCADD' menu option. Select the text objects representing ground levels.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
3. Export boundary using an 'Export Boundary' option from 'Earthwork' submenu under 'ESurveyCADD' menu. Select the closed polyline indicating the surface boundary.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
4. Open ESurvey CADD interface. Create a new project. 'Save' and 'Close'.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
5. Click on 'Import Data' under 'Surface' menu.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
6. Select 'CAD' button to import the data. After importing 'Close' the window.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
7. Import boundary using 'Import Boundary' option.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
8. Click on 'CAD' button to import boundary points.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
9. Go to 'Earthwork' under 'Earthwork' menu, click on 'View' button which will show you the surface data and boundary.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
10. Before doing the calculation, let you set important parameter grid spacing. Also set factors for displaying the required information like grid, grid annotations and grid elevation. Enter the formation level and click on the 'View' button.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
11. Click on 'Volume' button to see the calculated cutting and filling volume.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
12. Similarly, you can export formation level from CAD and import formation level instead of a constant formation level. Select 'Export Formation' from ESurveyCADD/Earthwork menu.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
13. Select all the formation levels and press enter which will export the formation levels to the ESurveyCADD interface.

In ESurveyCADD select 'Import Formation' from 'Earthwork' menu.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
14. Select 'Earthwork' and select 'Display' tab, switch on the Levels and Grid Elevations from Formation groups.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface
15. Select 'view' button and then 'Volume' button to generate the Cutting and Filling Volumes.

Exporting Data From AutoCAD To ESurvey Interface