How to Create a Table in AutoCAD by Linking to Excel


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Creating a table in AutoCAD by linking to an Excel spreadsheet

In this lesson, you will create what is called a data link to establish a connection between AutoCAD and a specific Excel spreadsheet file. Then you'll use this data link to create a table in AutoCAD. Open the Office 10 project file, then go to the Insert tab. And in the Linking and Extraction panel, click the Data Link tool. (audio playing) Click Create a New Excel data (audio playing) link and title this, furniture. (audio playing) Click OK.

An then, right here it says browse for a file. Click this Ellipsis button (audio playing) to browse for the file Office 10 (audio playing) in the My Files subfolder. (audio playing) Click OK (audio playing) and the data link is established. You can see that here with this Link icon. (audio playing) Click OK (audio playing) and then go to the Home tab.

In the Annotation panel, click this tool, table. (audio playing) This launches this Insert Table dialog box. And you could start an empty table here and specify the number of column...

Creating a table in AutoCAD by linking to an Excel spreadsheet
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Creating a table in AutoCAD by linking to an Excel spreadsheet provides you with in-depth training on video2brain. Taught by Scott Onstott as part of the Data Management with AutoCAD 2013

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