First Look Review: XL2CAD1 Jun, 2006 By: Patrick Davis
Highly recommended tool from DotSoft saves time by automatically converting Excel data into AutoCAD entities
XL2CAD from DotSoft is one of those add-on applications that you probably won't use every day, but when you do need it, you're glad to have it. The software lets you convert Microsoft Excel data into AutoCAD entities. Of course, you can link or paste an Excel spreadsheet directly into AutoCAD, but that approach has a number of limitations: Especially when the spreadsheet is large, you can encounter problems with printing, and it makes the drawing file large as well. Read more >>p>
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