Geotechnical Module: When trying to import borehole data the module shows error messages and no data is imported

Mar 3, 2014


Issue:

When trying to import borehole data in .csv format into the Geotechnical Module of Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2014, no data is imported.
Instead the module gives error messages:
  • Depth Top must be a number
  • Depth Base must be a number

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Causes:

This issue is related to a point - comma setting in the Windows Regional settings.

Solution:

  1. Open the Control Panel -> Regions and Language
  2. Select Additional Settings
  3. Make sure that Point (".") is selected as decimal symbol
  4. Restart the system if you have made changes.
  5. Create a new drawing and import the borehole data.

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Products:

AutoCAD Civil 3D

Versions:

2012;2013;2014

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