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Editing tables on the drawing

Editing tables on the drawing

Editing Tables on the Drawing

The on-screen table editor is opened by starting the In-place edit (ipedit) command or left-clicking the table frame while holding down the CTRL key.

To enter the content of a cell:

     

1.    Place the cursor above the cell.

2.    Left-click.

The active cell is then highlighted in green. The text entered in a cell is automatically condensed to fit the cell width.

The Table Edit toolbar is shown when a table is being edited on-screen.

Buttons:

Group cells

Use this button to merge adjacent cells:

·         After clicking this icon, the cell located under the cursor is made active and shown in green.

·         Hold down the left mouse button and select the cells you wish to merge.

·         Left-click again to confirm selection - the selected cells will be merged together.

Ungroup cells

Use this button to restore previously merged cells into single cells:

·         After clicking the icon, move the cursor to a cell which was created by merging multiple cells. It is made active and highlighted in green.

·         Left-click inside the cell.

·         The cell breaks up into its original smaller cells.

Split cells

This button divides a cell into smaller cells:

·         After clicking the icon, place the cursor over a cell.

·         Left-click inside the cell.

·         The application prompts for two points within the cell - pick these two points by left-clicking each.

·         The Regroup dialog box will appear. Enter the desired division values:

Pencil

Use this button to split a cell into multiple cells by drawing additional cell borders:

·         Draw the division line by picking points on the existing cell borders (use nanoCAD object snap).

  

·         The cell or cells will be split into new cells of arbitrary size. Each new cell is independent.

Add row

Adds a row to the bottom of the table.

Add column

Adds a column to the end of the table.

Insert row

Adds a row to the table at the cursor position.

Insert column

Adds a column to the table at the cursor position.

Delete row

Deletes the row containing the active cell.

Delete column

Deletes the column containing the active cell.

Row properties

Use to alter the height of the row containing the active cell. A dialog box appears in which the row height, in millimetres, can be specified:

Column properties:

Use to alter the width of the column containing the active cell. A dialog box appears in which the column width, in millimetres, can be specified:

Cell properties:

Opens the Cell Properties dialog box. Use this to set the properties of the selected cell.

Cells properties:

Use this to set the properties of multiple cells:

·         Select the desired cells.

·         Set the parameters in the corresponding dialog box.

Sum:

Use these buttons to automatically add up the values from the selected cells and display the sum in a blank cell at the end of the selection. When using these functions, do not enter any sum expressions in the Cell Properties dialog box.

Selective sum:

Notepad:

Opens the Notepad dialog box.

Calculator:

Opens the Calculator dialog box.

Special symbols:

This button allows a special symbol to be inserted from the menu.

Exit:

Exits the on-screen table editor.

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