MicroSurvey Data Exchange (MSDX) Training Movies

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MicroSurvey Data Exchange (MSDX) Training Movies

Some of these movies may have been recorded in a previous version of or even in another one of our products, but in these cases the concepts being demonstrated are identical.


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Movie Section List


Workflow Reference

CAD Command Reference

Survey Data Reference




Introduction to MicroSurvey Data Exchange


Workflow Reference: AutoCAD Drawing to MicroSurvey CAD and FieldGenius

1. AutoCAD2008 DWG to MicroSurvey CAD

2. AutoAdd Points to Objects

3. Export Points to ASCII, FieldGenius, or Data Collector file

4. Uploading to FieldGenius

5. Open and see the job in FieldGenius

6. Saving MicroSurvey Data in Other Formats


CAD Command Reference

Zooming and Panning

Entity Properties Overview

Explorer Dialog Overview

Using Grips

Move command

Delete command

Erase Selected

Layout Mode



Survey Data Reference

Labeling Defaults

Hot Toggles

Numeric and Alpha-Numeric Point IDs

AutoMAP Library

Mouse options - CADLines/Curves Text Editing

Point Editing options

CADLines, CADCurves and AUTOP

MSBackup command

Download and Import from FieldGenius

ASCII Import

Active Coordinate Editor

Rescale Complete Drawing

Feature File Support

Transform database between two Pre-Defined Systems