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bammari
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Registered: ‎10-21-2008
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extract attributes from multiple AutoCAD files (500+)

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10-21-2008 02:27 AM
I have a requirement to extract attributes from multiple AutoCAD files (500+) and export it to a text file or multiple text files. The purpose of the extraction is to find the total count for each of these attributes for BOQ and procurement purposes. The extracted data (in text or CSV format) will be loaded into another application. The tool to do the bulk extraction should be a command line tool to be called from the application that will load the data. Any help in this regard is greatly appreciated
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AdammReilly
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Re: extract attributes from multiple AutoCAD files (500+)

10-21-2008 08:28 AM in reply to: bammari
Have you tried the dataextraction command?
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bammari
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Re: extract attributes from multiple AutoCAD files (500+)

10-22-2008 12:46 AM in reply to: bammari
I tried data extraction command but this command extract for single AutoCAD file. I need extract from multiple AutoCAD files at the same time. Edited by: bammari on Oct 22, 2008 7:46 AM
*Tony Tanzillo
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Re: extract attributes from multiple AutoCAD files (500+)

10-22-2008 08:17 AM in reply to: bammari

Data Extraction can extract from multiple drawing files
wihtout

opening them in the AutoCAD Editor.

 

Look at it again.


 

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I
tried data extraction command but this command extract for single AutoCAD
file. I need extract from multiple AutoCAD files at the same time. Edited by:
bammari on Oct 22, 2008 7:46 AM
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amir_myself
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Registered: ‎10-26-2008
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Re: extract attributes from multiple AutoCAD files (500+)

10-26-2008 01:25 AM in reply to: bammari
Dear All,

I have a requirement to extract the block attributes of AUTOCAD dwg files to multiple text files. I tested one tool called AutoDWG Attribute Extractor which uses wizard to extract the block attributes of multiple AUTOCAD files into one text, csv or xls file. But i want to extract the AUTOCAD dwg files throgh command line and every dwg file should create one text,csv or xls file after extracting the attributes. So, please guide me how can I use command line to accomplish the above.

Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.
Thanks to all.
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Abdul-Q
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Re: extract attributes from multiple AutoCAD files (500+)

02-11-2013 11:40 PM in reply to: bammari

For single file attribute extraction use eattext command on command line

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