Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD - FAQs: Spatial files

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Introduction

  • Objective of this section
    • To access spatial information from files with single or multiple content
  • Topics in this section
    • File access method: "SpatialManager" panel (direct from or through UDS)
    • Multiple content files: files including internal folders and those files including multiple internal schemas and tables


How can I access to a data table inside a spatial file?

In Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD you can access to a data table from a spatial file using the right-click menu over the file item itself, over a table from the file or over any UDS that refers the file, in the "SpatialManager" panel, to import its content into a new or the current AutoCAD drawing. You can also double-click over the file item itself, over a table from the file or over any UDS that refers the file, in the "SpatialManager" panel, to access and import its content into a new or the current AutoCAD drawing (this behaviour may be configured through the tab "Spatial Manager" in the "Options" window of AutoCAD)


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To perform the import process of the data table, see: Import


How can I open directly the folder containing a file?

To open a file location in Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD, use the right-click menu over the file item in the "SpatialManager" panel


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How can I recognize each different type of file and its Properties?

To recognize each different type of file in Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD, you will see the different icons used for each data Provider in the "Data sources" area of the "SpatialManager" panel in Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD. In addition, when you select any file you will see its Properties in the "Properties" area of the "SpatialManager" panel


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