Please does anyone know where I can get a python script that can do a batch import of CAD files into a Geodatabase.
I have one I wrote here, but it is only able to import one CAD file at a time. It imports the CAD files and split it into feature classes and stores it in the geodatabase via the feature dataset. It works perfectly well but I need to insert a loop into the script to search through a given folder for all the cardfiles in it and import and classify them under different feature datasets and then store all the datasets into one geodatabase.
#Name: CadtoGeodatabase.py # Description: Create a feature dataset # Author: Irene # Import system modules import arcpy from arcpy import env # Set workspace env.workspace = "C:/data1" # Set local variables input_cad_dataset = C:\Users\iegbulefu\Documents\info\91036c01.dwg" output_gdb_path = "c:/data/cadfile.gdb" output_dataset_name = "cadresults" reference_scale = "1500" spatial_reference = "Nad_1983_10TM" # Create a FileGDB for the fds arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management("C:/data1", "cadfile.gdb") # Execute CreateFeaturedataset arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management("C:/data", "cadfile.gdb") arcpy.CADToGeodatabase_conversion(input_cad_dataset, output_gdb_path, output_dataset_name, reference_scale)