Overview of Drawing Object Information
Concept Procedure
 
 
 

You can get information about drawing objects in the following ways.

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View and edit object data
  1. Right-click a drawing object in the map.
  2. Click Properties.
Displaying and Editing Object Data for a Drawing Object
View and edit object class data.
  1. Right-click a classified drawing object in the map.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. Click the Object Class tab.
Editing Object Class Data
Edit external data linked to drawing objects
  1. Open a database table in the Data View.
  2. Click the data to edit.
  3. Enter the new value.
Editing a Database
Find data in the Data View.
  1. Open a database table in the Data View.
  2. Position the cursor in the column to search.
  3. In the Data View window, click Edit menu Find.
  4. Enter the characters to find.
  5. Click Find Next.
Finding Records in a Database Linked to Drawing Objects
Highlight drawing objects in your map that are linked to a database record.
  1. Open a linked database table in the Data View.
  2. In the Data View window, select a record.
  3. In the Data View, click Highlight menu Highlight Objects.
Highlighting Drawing Objects Linked to a Database Record
Remove highlighting At the Command prompt, enter regen. Highlighting Drawing Objects Linked to a Database Record
Highlight records linked to a selected drawing object
  1. Open a linked database table in the Data View.
  2. In the Data View, click Highlight menu Highlight Records Select Object. Select the objects in your drawing.
  3. Press Enter.
Highlighting Records Linked to a Selected Object
Print information from the Data View.
  1. In the Data View, specify print options, header, footer, or filters.
  2. In the Data View, click File menu Print.
  3. Click OK.
Printing from the Data View