Geographiclocation command in AutoCAD – Set up the parallel of latitude and the meridian

Geographiclocation command in AutoCAD – Set up the parallel of latitude and the meridian

  1. The way to call Geographiclocation command in AutoCAD.

Geographiclocation command sets up the latitude, the longitude and the North direction of the position.

Geographiclocation

  • The dialog box Geographic Location appears

2. THE OPTIONS

  • Latitude

Display or set up the latitude and direction following to the decimal value.

  • Latitude

Set up the latitude of current position. You can enter a value or choose the position on the map, the value range from 1 ¸ 90. The system variable is LATITUDE.

Set up the latitude following to the equator.

  • Longitude

Display or set up the longitude and direction following to the decimal value. The plus value shows West longitude.

  • Longitude

Set up the longitude of current position. You can enter a value or choose the position on the map, the value range from 1 ¸ 180. The system variable is LONGITUDE

  • Direction

Display the direction of longitude in comparison with prime meridian.

Geographiclocation command in AutoCAD – Set up the parallel of latitude and the meridian

  • North Direction

Set up North direction. As default, North direction is the direction of plus Y axis in the world coordinate system (WCS).

  • Angle

Define the angle in comparison with 0 angle of North direction.

  • North Direction Preview

Display North direction

  • Map

Define the position by using the pointer. The values of latitude and longitude are updated when you choose a position. If you enter the values of latitude and longitude, the map will update to display the position.

  • Nearest Big City

Use the value of latitude and longitude in comparison with the nearest big city you choose.

  • Region

Define the world region. For example: choose Asia.

  • Nearest City

Define the city in the selected region. For example: Select Ho-Chi-Minh (Saigon), Vietnam

When you select Region Asia and Nearest City Ho-Chi-Minh (Saigon), Vietnam, Latitude = 10.7833, and longtitude = 106.7000.

  • Time Zone

Define Time Zone. For example, choose (GMT +7:00) Bangkok, Hanoi, Jacarta. Time zones are estimated by the reference to the position. You can set up Time zone directly. The system variable is TIMEZONE.

Good luck!

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