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Can I link drawing numbers to Excel and open them from the Excel document?

A - answer See the sample Excel sheet at (please, change the function name in the third column to match your Excel language version - e.g. '=Hyperlink') where you can include your drawing and project names.

Please note you can use also '//server/share' UNC names and 'http://' or 'ftp://' URL addresses as project roots)

You can also use a more advanced approach with a simple document management system like iPROJECT (see

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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture · AutoCAD Map · MDT ·

See also:
Tip 10301:How to export PDF with hyperlinks from AutoCAD?
Tip 10128:How to convert a line-based map to closed polygons (lots)?
Tip 9921:Text linked with Inventor drawing view.
Tip 9665:Automatic update of tables linked with datalinks.
Tip 9425:Link/copy two or more texts in an AutoCAD drawing.

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