Connect to the ODBC data
store in Data Connect. You do not add
data from the ODBC source to the map, because it does not contain
spatial information. The data in the Access database becomes available
to AutoCAD Map 3D when you connect to the ODBC source.
exercise uses the AnalyzeMap1.dwg map
you created and modified in the previous exercises.
To connect to the Access database from AutoCAD Map 3D
- In the Data Connect window,
under Data Connections By Provider,
click Add ODBC Connection.
- Click the button next to the Source field
under Add A New Connection.
- In the Open dialog
box, select Parcel_Owners from
the list of Data Source Names and click Select.
Connect to the ODBC
- Click Connect.
- In the User Name & Password dialog
box, click Login without entering anything
in the fields. (This database has not been set up for user name and
AutoCAD Map 3D has access
to the non-spatial data as soon as you connect to its source.
- Close the Data Connect window
without adding anything to your map.
To continue this tutorial,
go to Exercise 3: Join the data from the ODBC source to the layer containing the parcels.