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How to invoke updates of the data extraction table?

A - answer The automatic schedule (table) of the drawing objects properties created with the DATAEXTRACTION command can be updated manually or automatically on a change in the drawing.

For manual updates use the command DATALINKUPDATE. It is available also in the table's context menu (mouse right-click) - "Update Table Data Links".

Automatic updates are controlled with the DXEVAL variable. Its default value of 12 means table updates on the PLOT and PUBLISH operations (command invokes). By changing the DXEVAL settings you can invoke table updates also on Open, Save, eTransmit - either with a prompt or fully automatically, silently (the value 192 means "no prompts"). The update prompt (e.g. on starting PLOT) looks like this (CZ version):

Please consider possible setting on Open/Save - the table updates may take a while on larger drawings.

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8.6.2012    4141×  
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See also:
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.
Tip 11896:How to drive dyn.block parameters or constraints from Excel?
Tip 9212:Export coordinates of intersection points.
Tip 8677:Associative DWG table of line length totals (by layer).
Tip 6041:How to export AutoCAD drawing texts to a text file?


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