Join Jeff Bartels for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing tables from Microsoft Excel, part of AutoCAD 2009: Annotation.
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Frequently in an office environment, members of a design team may create…tables using Microsoft Excel. At some point, these tables may need to show up…in our AutoCAD drawings. In this lesson, we are going to look at how to convert…an Excel table into an AutoCAD table.…Now on my screen, I have got a title block. This guy represents a single sheet…in a site restoration project. This is going to be the drawing I'm going to use…for my planting list. A planting list is an itemized list of all of the trees…and shrubs that will be purchased for our site restoration. My landscape…architect has emailed a planting list to me and it happens to be in Microsoft…Excel format. Now I have a version of Excel open. Let's take a look at the table.…
Our goal is to move this table in the AutoCAD. Now I have done a little bit of…preparation ahead of time. Let me show you what I have done.…I am going to jump back over to AutoCAD. I have already created a table style…for my planting list. I'm going to come up and click the Annotation panel and…
- Understanding annotation settings
- Creating objects that size themselves to match plot scale
- Dividing multi-line text into columns
- Creating dynamic tables with Excel-like functionality
- Using "fields" to create automated labels
- Converting non-annotative objects to annotative
Skill Level Intermediate
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Creating smart labels5m 44s
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