How to import a Point Cloud into AutoCAD

How to import a Point Cloud into AutoCAD
Simon Cookes

Simon Cookes


How to import a Point Cloud into AutoCAD

1. In AutoCAD, under Insert>Attach

2. Choose the .rcs file

3. Keep to these settings. Uncheck insertion point and scale.

4. Done. 🙂

To check your point cloud alignment:

5. Repeat Step 1. Insert>Attach

6. Ensure you’ve chosen a DWG

7. Uncheck scale and insertion point. This ensures your file is at Origin to Origin.

8. Done. 🙂

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