Using the Import CAD Annotation tool

Use the Import CAD Annotation tool to convert CAD annotation feature classes to a geodatabase annotation feature class. The tool provides options for creating annotation classes bylayer, applying uniform font properties, referencing symbol collections, and linking the output feature class to the features in another feature class.

  1. Open the Import CAD Annotation tool.
  2. Drag one or more CAD datasets from the Catalog window into the Input Features text box, or click the browse button Browse and navigate to the CAD source data, then click Add.
  3. Click the browse button Browseand navigate to an existing geodatabase.
  4. Type a name in the Output Feature Class text box and click Save.
  5. Accept the default reference scale, or calculate an alternate scale.
  6. Click OK to run the tool.

Related Topics

Published 6/8/2010