Data to Attach dialog box
 
 
 

Use this dialog box to select the type of data and the source for the data when you attach data to node or linear objects as they are digitized.

To attach object data as you digitize

Click Create tabDrawing Object panelDigitize drop-downDigitize. At the Command prompt, enter MAPDIGITIZE.

Object Data Type

Select Object Datato use data in an object data table in the current drawing. Select Database Link to use data in an external database.

Object Data Tables Name

If you are using data from an object data table, select the table.

Link Template

If you are using data from an external database, select the link template associated with that database.

To associate databases to link templates, use the Define Link Template dialog box (MAPDEFINELT).

Record Validation

As AutoCAD Map 3D digitizes your drawing, it prompts you for the key value to associate with each object. Select the validation option to use.

Note To attach data to node or linear objects, make sure the Attach Data option is selected on the Digitize Setup dialog box.
Validate

Check the database for the key value you specify. If AutoCAD Map 3D does not find a match, it prompts you for a new key value.

Validate And Create

Check the database for the key value you specify. If AutoCAD Map 3D does not find a match, it creates a new row in the database. You will be prompted to enter information for all the columns in the new row.

No Validation

Associate the specified key value with the object whether or not the key value matches a row in the database.