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A table with calculated expressions is suddenly dead, doesn't calculate and update.

A - answer A table in an AutoCAD DWG drawing has some of its cells set as expressions - multiplying and adding values from other cells. But suddenly it is dead, the calculated values stopped to update.

Either set the cell expressions again (e.g. by deleting the leading "=", finishing edits and then reinserting "="), or automate reviving of such dead table and its text fields using the freeware utility by CAD Studio - UpdateTable.

Download the file UpdateTable.dll (see www.cadstudio.cz/download), load it into your AutoCAD with NETLOAD and type the command UPDATETABLE. Select the table and it gets resurrected as a whole.

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See also:
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.
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 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 9838:How to insert the name of used plot style table into the drawing?


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