Displaying Attribute Data as Text
Concept Procedure Quick Reference

To import a file with attribute data and display the data as text

  1. Click Insert tabImport panelMap Import . Then import the attribute data as object data. Save and close the file.
  2. Open a drawing and attach the drawing file containing the imported objects.
  3. Define a query that includes the objects you want. If you have only one file attached, define a Location condition to find all objects in the source drawing.
  4. As part of the query, define a property alteration that displays the object data as text. When specifying the text, click Expression and choose the object data table that contains the imported attribute data.
  5. Optionally, save the changes back to the attached (source) file.