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Pasting intelligent tables from Excel to AutoCAD.

A - answer Did you know you can paste an Excel table to AutoCAD keeping the "live" cell formulas?

Even if your Excel table contains formulas like SUM, AVERAGE, COUNT or other expressions referencing other cells, you can Copy such table (cell range) from Excel and Paste it in AutoCAD 2006, LT 2006 or higher CAD applications. AutoCAD will retain these formulas and keep the 'intelligence' of the table in your AutoCAD drawing (a cell change will result in a computed change of all dependent cells in the AutoCAD table).

To transfer the table in this smart way use Paste Special and select AutoCAD Entities.

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See also:
Tip 11982:Creating table with parcel numbers and areas - AreaTab.
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.
Tip 11896:How to drive dyn.block parameters or constraints from Excel?
Tip 11665:Export to Excel creates an empty table with the text DeleteMe.
Tip 11581:How to compare changes between two versions of a Revit BIM project?

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