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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 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 14039:How to display the total volume or surface of 3D solids in DWG?
Tip 13737:Formatting leading zeros in AutoCAD fields (and automatic field update).
Tip 13522:LookupXLS - populating DWG texts from Excel spreadsheets.
Tip 12837:RenameCSV - rename layers, blocks, layouts, views, linetypes using Excel tables
Tip 12743:A change in iLogic processing of Excel tables since Inventor 2021.


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