AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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zcrispin0.autodesk
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Registered: ‎11-30-2012
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Make thematic map of external data linked to labels

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11-30-2012 07:39 AM

Ok, so in map3d I can use

 

attach data source

connect data source

define link templates

generate data links

 

(in that order) to attach data in an excel spreadsheet to a bunch of text objects in my drawing.  The spreadsheet is keyed on the text in the text objects.

 

However - I can't then make a thematic map based on this data!  Using the thematic map tool, with either "data" or "sql" expression, acad reports that "No link templates exist".  Which seems odd because I already linked the data in using one.

 

Can anyone solve this problem for me?

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antoniovinci
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Re: Make thematic map of external data linked to labels

11-30-2012 11:18 AM in reply to: zcrispin0.autodesk

Which ODBC driver did you use to link your DWG objects to the Excel records?

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Re: Make thematic map of external data linked to labels

12-03-2012 06:16 AM in reply to: zcrispin0.autodesk

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers (well this is what it says in properties for the attached data source anyway)

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