Connect Data Source dialog box
 
 
 
NoteThis functionality applies only to an attribute data source that you use with drawing objects. It does not apply to a feature source or to attribute data you use with a feature source.

Use this dialog box to select a data source to connect.

To attach a data source by dragging the database file to the Task Pane

Click Map Setup tabAttribute Data panel Connect To External Records. At the Command prompt, enter mapconnectdb.

Click Map Setup tabAttribute Data panel Disconnect From External Records. At the Command prompt, enter mapdisconnectdb.

These data sources are attached to the current drawing but are currently disconnected. Select data sources from the list. Click Connect. If the data source you want is not listed, it may not be attached to this drawing.