How to Use AutoTable for AutoCAD to Import Excel Spreadsheets
AutoTable is a software that allows you to import Excel spreadsheets into AutoCAD and keep them updated. It is designed to provide AutoCAD users a more convenient way of working with Excel data. You can also modify the imported spreadsheet with Excel at any time and update the table in AutoCAD accordingly.
In this article, we will show you how to use AutoTable for AutoCAD and some of its key features. We will also explain why you should avoid using a crack version of AutoTable and how to get a legitimate license instead.
How to Install and Activate AutoTable for AutoCAD
To install AutoTable for AutoCAD, you need to download it from the Autodesk App Store[^1^]. You can choose between the 32-bit or 64-bit version depending on your system. After downloading, run the installer and follow the instructions. You will need to restart AutoCAD after the installation is complete.
To activate AutoTable for AutoCAD, you need to purchase a license from the developer's website[^2^]. You can choose between a single-user license or a network license depending on your needs. After purchasing, you will receive an email with your license code and instructions on how to activate it. You will need to enter the license code in the AutoTable dialog box in AutoCAD and click \"Activate\".
How to Import Excel Spreadsheets into AutoCAD with AutoTable
To import Excel spreadsheets into AutoCAD with AutoTable, you need to follow these steps:
Open the Excel file that contains the data you want to import.
Open AutoCAD and create a new drawing or open an existing one.
Click on the \"AutoTable\" tab in the ribbon and click on \"Import Excel\".
Select the Excel file and click \"Open\".
Select the worksheet and range of cells that you want to import and click \"OK\".
Specify the insertion point, scale, rotation, and alignment of the table in AutoCAD and click \"OK\".
The table will be imported into AutoCAD as an OLE object that can be edited with Excel.
How to Update Table in AutoCAD with AutoTable
To update table in AutoCAD with AutoTable, you need to follow these steps:
Open the Excel file that contains the data you want to update.
Make any changes to the data as needed.
Save and close the Excel file.
Open AutoCAD and select the table that you want to update.
Click on the \"AutoTable\" tab in the ribbon and click on \"Update Table\".
The table will be updated in AutoCAD with the latest data from Excel.
Key Features of AutoTable for AutoCAD
Some of the key features of AutoTable for AutoCAD are:
You can import multiple worksheets and ranges from Excel into AutoCAD.
You can format the table in Excel with fonts, colors, borders, etc. and keep them in AutoCAD.
You can use formulas, functions, charts, images, etc. in Excel and display them in AutoCAD.
You can link cells in Excel with blocks, attributes, fields, etc. in AutoCAD.
You can export tables from AutoCAD to Excel.
You can batch import or update tables from multiple Excel files.
You can customize the settings of AutoTable such as units, precision, decimal separator, etc.
Why You Should Avoid Using a Crack Version of AutoTable for AutoCAD
A crack version of AutoTable for AutoCAD is a pirated copy of the software that bypasses the activation process and allows you to use it without paying for a license. However, using a crack version of AutoTable for AutoCAD is illegal, unethical, and risky. Here are some reasons why you should avoid using a crack version of AutoTable for AutoCAD: