Use this dialog box to
create object data tables and data fields. Object data tables store
information about the objects in your drawings.
Create an object data
table by entering a name for the table and defining the fields in
- Table list
View all tables in the current
To view the object data
fields in a table, select the table name from the list.
- Object Data Fields
View the fields in the selected
If two source drawings
have a table with the same name, AutoCAD Map 3D recognizes only the
fields defined in the first drawing you activate.
To view Field Definition information
for a field, select the field.
Displays the values for
the selected field.
- Field Name
- Data Type
The type of information that
can be entered in the field.
The description assigned to
The default value assigned
to the field.
To change any values,
- New Table
Display the Define
Object Data Table dialog box, where you can create a
new table and define new object data fields.
Display the Modify
Object Data Table dialog box, where you can modify the
selected table and define or delete object data fields.
You can modify newly
defined tables until you perform a save operation (either saving
objects back to source drawings or saving the current drawing).
Once you perform a save operation, the table can be modified only
by a Superuser. Use the MAPLOGIN command to log in as a Superuser,
or contact your system administrator.
Display the Rename
Table dialog box, where you can enter a new name for
the selected table.
If you rename a table, be sure to update any queries that call that table.
Delete the selected table.
If any data from this table is attached to objects, the data is
deleted from those objects when you remove the table.
Before you delete a table
If you have already performed
a Draw mode query since you opened the current drawing, you must
save the objects back to their source drawings or close the current
drawing and reopen it.
This dialog box displays
information about the tables in your drawing.
Some of the tables on
this list contain information that AutoCAD Map 3D needs. If you select
one of these needed tables, you cannot change the information or
remove or rename the table. You can view the information.