Modifying an Object Data Table
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To modify an object data table

  1. Click Map Setup tabAttribute Data panelDefine Object Data. At the Command prompt, enter adedefdata.
  2. In the Define Object Data dialog box, under Table, select the object data table to modify.
  3. Click Modify.
  4. In the Define New Object Data Table dialog box, delete, add, or update the fields:
    • To add a field, under Field Definition, enter a name, type, description, and default value for the field. Click Add.
    • To modify a field, under Object Data Fields, select the field to modify. Under Field Definition, change any information. Click Update.

      AutoCAD Map 3D updates the object data field and all instances of it attached to objects. If you change the data type of a field from Real to Integer, AutoCAD Map 3D drops everything to the right of the decimal point, leaving only the value to the left of the decimal point.

    • To delete a field, under Object Data Fields, select the field to delete. Click Delete.

To rename or remove an object data table

  1. Click Map Setup tabAttribute Data panelDefine Object Data. At the Command prompt, enter adedefdata.
  2. In the Define Object Data dialog box, under Table, select the object data table you want to rename or remove.
  3. To rename the table, click Rename. Enter a new table name and click OK.

    To delete the table, click Delete. The table and its object data fields and field values are deleted from every object to which they are attached.

    Note When you delete an object data table from a drawing, the table is deleted from all attached, active source drawings.