Your drawings are a potential gold mine of information. Learn how to get the most out of your AutoCAD software drawings using the powerful Data Extraction tool. Learn how to build automated bills of material, drawing title sheets, coordinate tables and more. Learn how to extract data to AutoCAD software tables or Microsoft Excel files. This session features AutoCAD.
- Learn how to use Data Extraction to create tables based on drawing data
- Learn how to use Data Extraction to extract data across multiple drawings
- Learn how to link Excel spreadsheets with extracted data
- Learn how to customize data extraction using sorting, filtering, formulas, and totals
Ben Rand has been using AutoCAD software since Release 12. He learned to program using LISP in AutoCAD, worked his way up through VBA, VB6 and VB.NET, and now spends most of his days programming in C# (occasionally still in AutoCAD!). He has worked in the Industrial Engineering field for more than 17 years as a CAD Manager, developer and IT Director. In 2013, he was the 2013 Top DAUG overall winner at AU, and he served a mentor for the AutoCAD Mentor All-Star team. Ben is the proud father of four children and enjoys reading and playing a variety of sports including pickleball, volleyball, and tennis. In 2017, Ben was a member of a USTA men's league team that placed 3rd in the entire country.