-TABLE (Command)

 
 
 

Creates an empty table object.

List of Prompts

The following prompts are displayed.

Number of Columns

Specifies the number of columns.

Number of Rows

Specifies the number of rows.

Insertion Point

Specifies the location of the upper-left corner of the table. If the table style sets the direction of the table to read from the bottom up, the insertion point is the lower-left corner of the table.

Width

Specifies a width for the table columns.

Height

Specifies a height for the table rows.

Style

Specifies a table style for the table. The specified table style must contain a starting table.

For more information, see Work with Table Styles.

Auto

Specifies a size and a location for the table. When this option is selected, you can set the number of columns or the column width, but not both. The number of rows and the row height depend on the size of the window you specify.

First Corner

Specifies the location of the upper-left corner of the table. If the table style sets the direction of the table to read from the bottom up, the insertion point is the lower-left corner of the table.

Height

Specifies a height for the table rows.

Auto

Specifies a size and a location for the table.

Number of Rows

Specifies the number of rows.

From Style

Specifies a table style for creating the table. You can use the pointing device or enter coordinate values at the Command prompt. The specified table style must contain a starting table.

For more information about starting tables, see Work with Table Styles.

Insertion Point

Specifies the location of the upper-left corner of the table. If the table style sets the direction of the table to read from the bottom up, the insertion point is the lower-left corner of the table.

Style

Specifies a table style for the table.

Entering [?] displays a list of table styles available in your drawing.

Rows

Specifies the number of rows you want to add to the table stored in the specified table style. The rows are added to the rows already in the specified table.

Columns

Specifies the number of columns you want to add to the table stored in the specified table style. The columns are added to the columns already in the specified table.

Options

Specifies special formatting options that can be inserted in the table.

Label Text

Retains rows with a cell type of Label found in the table style’s starting table.

The cell type is set in the Properties palette. The Header and Title cell styles use the Label cell type by default.

Data Text

Retains rows with a cell type of Data found in the table style’s starting table.

The cell type is set in the Properties palette. The Data cell style uses the Data cell type property by default.

Formulas (not available in AutoCAD LT)

Retains formulas found in the specified table style’s starting table.

Fields (not available in AutoCAD LT)

Retains fields found in the specified table style’s starting table.

Data Links

Retains data links found in the specified table style’s starting table.

For more information, see Link a Table to External Data.

Blocks

Retains blocks found in the specified table style’s starting table.

Cell Style Overrides

Retains cell style overrides found in the specified table style’s starting table.

For more information, see Work with Table Styles.

Data Link

Specifies a data link from which a table is created.

Entering [?] displays a list of data links available in your drawing.