AutoCAD Map 3D General

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Registered: ‎01-13-2014
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Change a broken FDO connection source of a join

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02-19-2014 08:12 AM

How can the FDO datasource connection within a join be changed to a different path?

Once the datasource is unavailable the join and the join manager for the map layer do not work.  Thus I have no way of updating the datasource for the join.

This is frustrating as I need to pass map documents to users that store their data in a different location and may even name their shape file slightly different. 

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Registered: ‎12-08-2011
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Re: Change a broken FDO connection source of a join

02-19-2014 10:26 PM in reply to: DS2Admin



save layer as "layerfile" (via context menu) and edit the xml structure. Add layer to display manager again,



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