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Import SHP ESRI shapefile to AutoCAD drawing

How to import SHP ESRI shapefile to AutoCAD step by step tutorial.

  1. Download & install a free evaluation of Automapki Application.
  2. Type AmImportMap in the AutoCAD command window or click on the Import Map ribbon button.
  3. Select a coordinate reference system for your DWG drawing from the list of 3000 available by default.
  4. Select your input SHP shapefile to import in the current AutoCAD drawing model space.
  5. All point, line string and polygon geometries from the SHP shapefile are imported into your DWG map drawing.
  6. Note that SHP attributes data are imported as standard XDATA.