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By Florian Lohberger
Messpunkt in 3D DWG.png
Is there a way to import a DWG that has a lot of those survey points as point objects in the right height into Archicad. I want then to export the x,y,z coordinates to create the mesh from survey points.
I have to avoid using Autocad to export the coordinates.


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By Erwin Edel
If you open the 3D DWG as an object (CTRL + SHIFT + O), you might get a 3D script with the coordinates. You just need to convert these to the XYZ format after with a text editor.

Maybe someone who has more experience importing XYZ files can help out there.

Over here in North-Holland NL everything is flat, so I draw terrain with slab tool :lol: