Bricscad - GeoTools e-Newsletter # 20:

  
 

November 6, 2009
Bangalore, India

GeoTools 10.10 released:
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New command added:
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GT_TABLEEDIT: (GeoTools -> Miscelleanous Tools -> Table Edit/Explode):

The GT_TABLEEDIT command does what many Bricscad users have been asking us for long - Edit or Explode a TABLE object. Background: An AutoCAD TABLE object when imported into Bricscad becomes an anonymous block (if DXF'ed) or an un-explodable, un-editable ACAD_TABLE object (if saved as DWG). The GT_TABLEEDIT command
is an attempt to bring this TABLE back to life in Bricscad and make it usable. The command offers two possibilities - to explode the TABLE or convert it into a block with attributes so that you can edit it further. When you explode the TABLE, it becomes lines and MTEXT. When you convert it into a attributed block, each cell of the table becomes an attribute which you can then edit using block attribute editor.

Tip: It has been observed that working on a DXF import of the TABLE exported from AutoCAD may yield better results.

Known limitations:

- If the original TABLE is rotated, the resulting TABLE may get created horizontally (angle=0) - Sometimes, the resulting table may get created at a slightly different (offsetted) location. You may need to move it to your desired location. - The cell text may sometimes show up slightly ofsetted with improper justification. This will need manual correction.

The GT_TABLEEDIT command works but is not perfect. This is because the TABLE object and its variations can be quite complex. Your feedback is welcome.

GeoTools V 10.10 direct downloads:
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** English : http://www.coordsys.com/geotools/download/geotools_bricscad.exe
** German : http://www.coordsys.com/geotools/download/geotools_bricscad_de.exe
** Spanish : http://www.coordsys.com/geotools/download/geotools_bricscad_es.exe
** Russian : http://www.coordsys.com/geotools/download/geotools_bricscad_ru.exe
** Blog: http://rakeshrao.typepad.com

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Prices summary:
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India:
- Bricscad Classic + GeoTools bundle: Rs. 23000/= only
- Bricscad Pro + GeoTools bundle: Rs. 28000/= only
- GeoTools V10 single license: Rs. 6000/= only

International:
- GeoTools V10 single user license: EUR 149

Attractive multiple license discounts.

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Thank you for your continued support.
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Important note: While all of GeoTools commands are tested quite extensively before they are released, it is humanly impossible to test- run it under every different data type or operating environment. In the event that you notice any GeoTools command not functioning as expected, please bring it to our notice as soon as possible. We will attend to it and fix the problem as soon as possible.
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