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welshpe
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Microsoft access files

Post by welshpe » Fri Mar 23, 2007 1:26 pm

I have a huge (1.65Gb) microsoft access database .mdb supposeadly containing topographic information. Anyone know how to get it into mscadd2005?

ianw2
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Post by ianw2 » Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:26 am

If the information contains, point number, northing, easting, elevation, description, you may be in luck.

Export the Access file as a spread sheet file.
Manipulate the data columns as necessary.
Save the file as a comma delimited file with a .TXT extension.
Open a new MSCAD drawing and import the points into the new drawing.
Ian Wilson
Ian Wilson Land Surveying, Inc.
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