RW5 Import and Traverse Adjustments



Alan Gilbert from Autodesk walks through how to Import and Adjust a conventional Survey Db converted from a file in RW5 Format.

Videos from Alan's YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.



I almost never import any of the survey data into the drawing when I load data into a Survey Db. There's no immediate reason to do so and a ton of good reasons not to.
Ok. It shows something in a quick demo.
Are we always so lucky that a raw data file has no other data import issues that need to be fixed? You can always import the Network Feature to take a peek if it makes you happy.

The only thing that really made me cringe here was Alan not setting up the Survey Db in a coordinate system.
I consider it is good practice to do this all the time, so you don't forget the mechanics when you must do it.

You might want to check out the Preview Survey Setups and Figures video too.

See Alan's follow up video Import Local Survey Data with Known Control Points.