Filter the Data Table to
show a subset of parcels—in this case, only parcels on Villa Drive.
exercise uses the BuildMap1.dwg map
you created and modified in the previous exercises.
To filter the Data Table
- In the Data Table,
in the Filter By list, select the
STNAME field and enter VILLA DR into the field.
The field is case sensitive, so be sure to enter
all capital letters. Do not spell out the word “Drive.”
- Click Apply Filter to
show only parcels on Villa Drive.
Use the Data
Table to filter the parcels you see.
- Make sure Auto-Zoom is
This button is a darker
color when it is on; otherwise, it is the same color as the window.
- Click in the dark-gray, left-most field
for a parcel to select that parcel.
NoteScroll the Data
Table to the left to see the left-most fields.
AutoCAD Map 3D zooms to the selected parcel.
- Make a note of the number in the Autogenerated_SDF_ID
field, because you will need it again later.
- Close the Data Table.
can do a more sophisticated search. That option lets you
query a layer with a Boolean condition—for example, ACRES > 1
to find parcels that are larger than an acre. The map then shows
only the objects that match your query.
- Save your map, but leave it open for
the next lesson.
Where you are now
You used the Data
Table to zoom to a parcel.
To continue this tutorial,
go to Lesson 6: Edit Objects