Link External Data Dialog Box

    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.

    Data Link

    Choose the Source of the External Data

    Displays a list of established links to an Excel spreadsheet.

    Data Link Manager Button

    Displays the Data Link Manager, where you can specify a link to a Microsoft Excel

    Data Matching

    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 User’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 “Column 1, Column 2â€‌ and so on.

    Learning AutoCad

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