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AutoCAD® 2015 for Interior Design and Space Planning by Beverly L. Kirkpatrick, James M. Kirkpatrick, Hossein Assadipour

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Chapter 9. Drawing the Furniture Installation Plan, Adding Specifications, and Extracting Data

Chapter Objectives

Correctly use the following commands and settings:

ATTDIA system variable

Attribute Display (ATTDISP)

Block Attribute Manager (BATTMAN)

Data Extraction

Define Attributes (ATTDEF)

Edit Text (DDEDIT)

Insert

Modify Attribute Global (-ATTEDIT)

Modify Attribute Single (EATTEDIT)

Properties

Quick Properties

Synchronize Attributes (ATTSYNC)

Write Block (WBLOCK)

Introduction

This chapter describes the AutoCAD commands that allow specifications to be added to furnishings and how the specifications are extracted from the drawing. These commands are especially important because they reduce the amount of time it takes to count large amounts ...

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