Importing Objects with Links to an External Database
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To import objects with links to an external database

  1. Make sure you have created a link template for the external database, and that the database is attached and connected.
  2. Click Insert tabImport panelMap Import .
  3. In the Import dialog box, click in a field in the Data column. Click .
  4. In the Attribute Data dialog box, select Add To Database Table.
  5. Select the link template to use.
  6. Select Create Link Only.
  7. Click OK to close the Attribute Data dialog box.

When you import objects, the attribute data on the objects will be converted to link data for the selected link template.