Object Data/External Database Mapping dialog box
 
 
 

Use these dialog boxes to specify which fields from the incoming file should be mapped to fields in an object data table or external database when you import.

To specify the data to import

Click Home tabData panelImport From Files. At the Command prompt, enter mapimport.

Input Fields

Select the fields to import from the incoming file.

Target Fields

Specify the fields in the object data table or external database to import the input fields to.

  • If you are importing to an external database:

    To select a Target Field, click in its box. Click the down arrow to select from a list of existing fields.

    If you selected Create Link Only in the Attribute Data dialog box, or if you select only the key field in this dialog box, AutoCAD Map 3D will import the key field as link data and will not modify the external database.

  • If you are importing to an object data table:

    To import into an existing field in the table, click in its box. Click the down arrow to select from a list of existing fields.

    To import into a new field, type the name of the new field in the box.

    To change a target field, click in the box and select or type a field name.