• Adding a Shapefiles datasource (KB-AP030) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a Shapefile file as a data source: Select 'Shapefiles' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select file button. Choose the Shapefiles .zip folder from the file browser. Press the Save button to continue. You will receive a message at th...
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  • Format specific configuration (KB-AP032) plus-icon minus-icon

    The configuration process is similar for all format types, as they share many common settings. Some formats will require extra steps to be configured and some might require minimal work, as they will inherit all the configuration settings from...
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  • Elevation settings (KB-AP031) plus-icon minus-icon

    Elevation settings are key to configuring your data. This will be the base of where your objects will be placed in the digital space. Incorrect elevation settings can result in your visuals looking oddly scaled or missing in the vGIS app. The firs...
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  • Adding a data source (KB-AP029) plus-icon minus-icon

    vGIS is designed to aggregate data from multiple sources and formats, including automated Autodesk and Bentley BIM repositories, Esri ArcGIS, and others. The system can display 3D models as accurate to-scale holograms. It can also convert traditio...
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  • Adding a BIM 360 project (KB-AP028) plus-icon minus-icon

      vGIS allows you to connect with your Autodesk BIM 360 projects. Adding BIM 360 project as a data source: Fill in the 'Identifier' information for the data source. Select "Autodesk BIM 360" from the 'Type' drop-down (Fig. 1). Press the "Save" bu...
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  • Adding a vector .DWG data source (KB-AP026) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a vector .DWG file as a data source: vGIS currently supports DWG and DXF vector line formats. To add a native vector line file: Select 'DWG and DXF (Vector Lines)' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select Native GIS button. Choose the...
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  • Adding a Native BIM data source (KB-AP022) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a Native BIM file as a data source: vGIS currently supports DWG, DXF, IFC, and RVT formats. To add a native BIM file: Select 'DWG-DXF-IFC-RVT (3D Mesh)' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select Native BIM file button. Choose the BIM f...
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  • Adding a Bentley iTwin data source (KB-AP021) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a Bentley iTwin as a data source: Select 'Bentley iTwin' from the Type drop-down box. Next, enter the username, password, project name, and model name. Choose if you would like to enable model interactions by enabling the toggle. Indicate ...
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  • Adding a KML data source (KB-AP020) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a KML file as a data source: Select 'KML' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select KML file button. Choose the KMZ package containing the file data source from the file browser. Note: KML files must be uploaded as KMZ archives. Uploa...
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  • Autodesk BIM360 Project Setup in vGIS (KB-AP024) plus-icon minus-icon

    If you are an Autodesk BIM360 user, you need to perform these steps to connect your project to vGIS. Note: these steps will have to be performed by your BIM360 project admin. Regular BIM360 users and project members will not be able to complete th...
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