Hello everyone, welcome to another QGIS Tutorial for Beginners. In this article, we are going to learn how to open or import the DXF file into QGIS. As you know, QGIS is a powerful GIS tool that allows us to open, import and export various gis files. Make sure you have QGIS installed on your system. The following article will show you how to install QGIS on Ubuntu.
When importing DXF into QGIS, all the attributes, fields/columns in the DXF can be translated completely. During my work, I never had any issues converting this DXF. QGIS does a very good job at this.
Steps to Import DXF File into QGIS
I am using QGIS version 3.10 but the steps should be pretty similar even if you are using an older or newer version.
- Open QGIS
- Go to Layer | Add Layer | Add Vector Layer
- On the Source Type, choose file
- Browse the DXF file on the Source vector dataset
- Click Add
- In a few moments, your DXF file should be displayed in QGIS canvas
Watch the following video for the complete steps to import DXF file into QGIS.
Thanks for reading and see you next time.