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 in Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD?

To open a file location, 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 in Spatial Manager™ for AutoCAD?

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


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