Object Data Table dialog box (Import)

This dialog box was used to select the object data table to import data into. It has been discontinued. Instead, use one of the following procedures or commands.

To import data from other formats

To import from Arc/INFO

To import from MapInfo MIF/MID

To import SHP data

Click Home tabData panelImport From Files. At the Command prompt, enter mapimport.

To create a table, exit the import operation and use the ADEDEFDATA command.

During the import operation, data elements in the import file are transferred to a matching field name.

Table box

Displays the target object data table name. If you enter a value in this box that does not reference an existing object data table, AutoCAD Map 3D creates a new table that includes all data elements in the import file.


Display a list of all defined object data tables in the current drawing. Selecting an existing table populates only fields whose names exactly match the name of a data element.