Command Description

The Insert Excel Table command enables the user to create a table from an excel spreadsheet in csv format and customise the settings for display in the plan view.

At the top of the command pane there is the ability to load and save a settings file. Once you have populated the command with the appropriate settings you can save it in a file that can be reloaded in the future.

Table Properties:

  1. Select the  browse icon to choose an Excel file.
  2. In the file explorer open navigate to the folder containing the excel table in .csv format. Select the file to open.
  3. Click in the Upper Left Location selection field and select a location in the graphic view or type a coordinate to choose where the upper left-hand corner of the table is inserted. This point will be at the bottom left corner of the Title row.
  4. Choose a layer or create a new one to select where the table is stored.
  5. If required give the table a Title.
  6. Select a Title Text Style or create a new text style.
  7. Choose a Title Text Colour.
  8. Select a Header Text Colour to choose the colour of the column headers which is the first row of data in the spreadsheet.
  9. Choose a Cell Text Style or create a new text style.
  10. Select a Cell Text Colour.
  11. Give the Grid Lines a colour.
  12. Tick the Hide empty columns box if you do not want columns with no values displayed.
  13. Tick the Highlight empty cells box and select a cell colour if you wish to highlight the empty cells within the table.
  14. Click Apply to insert the table and turn on the appropriate layer to view.




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