-ATTEXT
 
 
 

If you enter -attext at the Command prompt, the following prompts are displayed.

Enter extraction type or enable object selection [ Cdf/ Sdf/ Dxf/ Objects] <C>: Enter an option or press ENTER

CDF: Comma-Delimited File

Generates a file containing one record for each block reference in the drawing. Commas separate the fields of each record. Single quotation marks enclose the character fields.

In the Select Template File dialog box, enter the name of an existing attribute extraction template file.

In the Create Extract File dialog box, enter the name for the output file. The extract file's file name extension is .txt for CDF or SDF format.

SDF: Space-Delimited File

Generates a file containing one record for each block reference in the drawing. The fields of each record have a fixed width; therefore, field separators or character string delimiters are not used.

In the Select Template File dialog box, enter the name of an existing attribute extraction template file.

In the Create Extract File dialog box, enter the name for the output file. The extract file's file name extension is .txt for CDF or SDF format.

DXF: Drawing Interchange File

Produces a subset of the AutoCAD Drawing Interchange File format containing only block reference, attribute, and end-of-sequence objects. DXF-format extraction requires no template. The file name extension .dxx distinguishes the output file from normal DXF files.

In the Create Extract File dialog box, enter the name for the output file. The extract file's file name extension is .dxx for DXF format.

Objects

Selects objects whose attributes you want to extract.

Select object: Use an object selection method

Enter attribute extraction type [Cdf/Sdf/Dxf] <C>: Enter an option or press ENTER