To find a subset of data in the Data
- In Display Manager,
select the feature layer to search.
For information about
creating a new feature layer, see Bringing in GIS Features.
- Click .
- In the Data Table,
change the data source in the Data list
- For Filter By,
select the column to search, for example, City or Owner Name.
- The label changes to show your column
- In the Filter By box,
enter the value to look for.
For example, to find
all parcels in the city of Bonn, enter BONN. The string you enter
must exactly match the data in the column to be included in the
- To zoom to the features in your map,
- Click Apply Filter.
- The features or records that match your
criteria are displayed in the Data Table.
- Select a row in the Data
Table to see that feature highlighted in your map. If Auto-Zoom is
on, you will zoom to the selected features.
To clear the filter and display all records
- In the Data Table,
click Clear Filter , or
create a different filter.
To search to select data
- Select the layer in Display
Manager that contains the feature class data you want
- Click on the
toolstrip to open the Data Table window.
- Click Search To Select on
the lower bar of the Data Table.
an expression for your search. You
can create the following types of expressions:
Property Evaluation expressions compare
the value of a property to a value you specify. For example, you
can find parcels with an area greater than a value you specify,
or streets with a particular number of lanes.
Location Conditions find data based
on its location in the map. For example, you can draw a circle to
find all parcels within that circle.
your expression for reuse.
- To create a complex property evaluation,
insert an AND or OR operator, and then insert another property,
operator, and value combination.
Every operator must be
preceded by a property. For example, to find parcels whose last
purchase date is after 1990 and before 2005, the expression must
look like this:
> 1990 AND Purchase_Date < 2005
Validate your expression.
- To reuse your expression in the future,
from the Options list in the Search To
Select dialog box, select Save Expression.
- When the expression is complete and valid,
When AutoCAD Map 3D has completed
the search, it highlights both the selected rows in the Data
Table and the associated features on your map.