Blog : Alphanumeric data

Retrieve existing data values when querying

The “Select by query” tool included in ‘Spatial Manager’ allows you to achieve object selections in the map or drawing based on a query over the alphanumeric data associated with the objects. From version 5 this tool let you... more

Scan and recovery of data tables from drawing objects

‘Spatial Manager’ imports, exports and manages alphanumeric data attached to the graphical objects. This data is stored in the objects and in the drawing itself as XDATA/EED, and you can rebuild the data Table definitions from the drawing objects... more

The new Data Grid

Users who create, manage or analyse geospatial data and territorial information are aware of the importance of data attached to graphic elements. This information allows you to jump from simple cartographic plans to a data set that reflects real-world... more

Select by query in AutoCAD and BricsCAD

In order to increasingly add spatial or territorial analysis tools to the CAD applications, ‘Spatial Manager’ now includes the functionality to select graphic objects based on their alphanumeric data. The easy-to-use but powerful technology already used in Desktop has been reprogrammed in AutoCAD and... more

Data Structure Management – Create, Modify, Select, Delete

Now the CAD versions of Spatial Manager (v.3 and upper) also allow you to add structured data to the objects in order to get “smart” drawings. Design and edit the Structures that will store the data, manage the Tables and the Fields according to your needs, and use the new... more

Point coordinates also as data fields

There are many situations where it may be interesting to include the values of the geometric coordinates of Points as alphanumeric data, added to some other personal data of the Points. The Spatial Manager™ ASCII Points data provider includes this option... more