DWG is the native drawing format of AutoCAD software and can be read by most CAD software including Vectorworks and ArchiCAD.
Attributes are stored in DWG format as extended attribute data (Xdata) which can be viewed in AutoCAD using the List Xdata button on the Express Tools tab:
This will display the Xdata for a selected object:
In OS Data Download select your area using one of the Select Area tools.
Select Topography from the OS MasterMap®category.
Press the Add To Basket button to add the data to your basket.
Select the down arrow in the Format column. Select DWG.
Give your download a name and press the Request Download button.
A confirmation message will be displayed when your order has been received.
You will receive an e-mail containing a download link when your data is ready.
Data is delivered in a zip file - once unzipped you can open the DWG file in CAD software. The default Ordnance Survey styling is applied, as shown in the image below:
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