Link External Data Dialog Box
Matches the extracted drawing data to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet through a data
link and data matching.
List of Options
The following options are displayed.
- Drawing Data Column
Displays a list of extracted property columns.
- External Data Column
Displays a list of column names from the linked data in the Excel spreadsheet.
- Check Match
Compares the data in the specified drawing data key column and the external data key
column. If the data is unique across all rows in the external data key columns, and
there is at least one data match between the drawing data and in data in the spreadsheet,
a message displays the check key is successful. If the check key is unsuccessful,
a warning message is displayed.
- Matching Options
Provides two options for the Check Match function: Case Sensitive and Ignore Prefix
and Suffix White Space.
- Case Sensitive
When Case Sensitive is selected, the case of the data is checked.
- Ignore Prefix and Suffix White Space
Removes blank spaces in front of and after each data source before the check matching
process proceeds. When this option is clear, white spaces are evaluated.
- Learn About Data Matching
Displays Understand Data Linking and Matching topic in the Userâ€™s VCade.
Additional Columns for Data Table
- Select External Data Columns to Include
Displays the column names in the order in which they appear in the spreadsheet. Selected
columns are linked to the drawing data through data matching.
- Use Top Row of External Data as Column Names
Uses the top row of data in the data link as the column name for the linked data.
Otherwise, column names are labeled â€œColumn 1, Column 2â€ and so on.
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