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FieldLink to display links between fields and objects.

A - answer The free AutoCAD utility CADstudio FieldLink displays temporary lines (arrows) between dynamic text fields and the objects, which properties are used in the fields.

So you can easily represent (visualize) links and relations (connections, dependecies) between text fields (texts, attributes, table cells) and their dependent drawing objects (entities) - e.g. between a boundary polyline and its acreage label. The lines also identify all fields depending on objects. The temporary lines are automatically erased on redraw or zoom operations. Alternatively, you can make them a permanent drawing geometry.

You can download the the FieldLink application from www.cadstudio.cz/download. Load it with APPLOAD and start the FIELDLINK command.

FieldLink

Sample drawing FieldLink (see CAD Blocks)
ACADADTMapCivilACADMABS
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See also:
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.
Tip 11794:Undocumented code in field expression - MText contents without control characters.
Tip 11581:How to compare changes between two versions of a Revit BIM project?
Tip 11528:Diagonal line across a table cell in AutoCAD.
Tip 11404:Operations with attributes inside a block - fields.


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