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AutoCAD for Space Allocation?

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02-23-2003 11:47 PM
I’m the CAD manager for a state university with 3,000,000+ Sq. Ft. of building space to manage. We mainly use Architectural Desktop 3.3, and have one AutoCAD Map 4.5(which I know little about) our goal is to have our drawings linked to a Data Base so along with room usage info. the size of the room is also linked. So if the polyline around a room is changed the Sq. Ft. of the room is automatically changed in the Data Base.

I will be grateful for any info you my have.
*Marchetto, Eugene
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Re: AutoCAD for Space Allocation?

02-27-2003 07:49 AM in reply to: Voor
One method for accomplishing this is through the
use of custom programming. My company Dreamcad specializes in developing
solutions like this.  If your interested, you can contact me via email or
phone.

 

Good Luck!

 

Dreamcad

Gene Marchetto

973-728-3928



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I’m
the CAD manager for a state university with 3,000,000+ Sq. Ft. of building
space to manage. We mainly use Architectural Desktop 3.3, and have one AutoCAD
Map 4.5(which I know little about) our goal is to have our drawings linked to
a Data Base so along with room usage info. the size of the room is also
linked. So if the polyline around a room is changed the Sq. Ft. of the room is
automatically changed in the Data Base.

I will be grateful for any info you my have.

*Janzen, John W.
Message 3 of 5 (178 Views)

Re: AutoCAD for Space Allocation?

02-28-2003 04:57 AM in reply to: Voor


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I’m
the CAD manager for a state university with 3,000,000+ Sq. Ft. of building
space to manage. We mainly use Architectural Desktop 3.3, and have one AutoCAD
Map 4.5(which I know little about) our goal is to have our drawings linked to
a Data Base so along with room usage info. the size of the room is also
linked. So if the polyline around a room is changed the Sq. Ft. of the room is
automatically changed in the Data Base.

I will be grateful for any info you my have.

*Bob
Message 4 of 5 (178 Views)

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03-19-2003 08:37 AM in reply to: Voor


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style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
I’m
the CAD manager for a state university with 3,000,000+ Sq. Ft. of building
space to manage. We mainly use Architectural Desktop 3.3, and have one
AutoCAD Map 4.5(which I know little about) our goal is to have our drawings
linked to a Data Base so along with room usage info. the size of the room is
also linked. So if the polyline around a room is changed the Sq. Ft. of the
room is automatically changed in the Data Base.

I will be grateful for any info you my
have.

*Capper, Robin
Message 5 of 5 (178 Views)

Re: AutoCAD for Space Allocation?

03-26-2003 02:14 PM in reply to: Voor
If you have ADT AEC Space or AEC Area objects are made for
this.

 

You can export spaces to a mdb file (we use this), areas to
xls, or could get some custom code made to pull either from the drawing
"live".



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I’m
the CAD manager for a state university with 3,000,000+ Sq. Ft. of building
space to manage. We mainly use Architectural Desktop 3.3, and have one AutoCAD
Map 4.5(which I know little about) our goal is to have our drawings linked to
a Data Base so along with room usage info. the size of the room is also
linked. So if the polyline around a room is changed the Sq. Ft. of the room is
automatically changed in the Data Base.

I will be grateful for any info you my have.

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