CADDManager on September 15th, 2009

Tables are not very widely adopted by AutoCAD users but your standard needs to address them.

They include text objects – so I include this discussion here…
Are you going to use them?
Do you develop standard Tables?
Can users create their own?

Define the items that need input or save them as a Table Style.  Go through the General, Text and Border tabs and define what your standards will be.

Tables

Here are some tutorials collect by CADDigest from the net.

Save Table Templates – AutoCAD methods includes using table styles through design center, DWT, WBLOCK, Leonid Nemirovsky, Cadalyst, Jan 18, 2009

Creating Legends Using TABLE Command – using AutoCAD for preparing legends for drawings with letterheads, more, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 16, 2009

The Best Table in the House – linking Excel spreadsheet to AutoCAD 2008 table, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Sep 1, 2008

Tables Revisited Circa 2009 – creating table styles, inserting table, modifying existing table in AutoCAD 2009, Micheal Beall, CADTutor, Aug 18, 2008

Right-Click Editing: Tables – insert Excel-like formulas, merge cells in AutoCAD tables, Lazy Drafter, Josh Jones, Aug 19, 2008

Your Table is Waiting – linking Excel spreadsheet data into AutoCAD table, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Aug 1, 2008

And one from Dummies.com – http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/creating-a-table-in-autocad-2007.html

Try this animation from Autodesk on AutoCAD 2008

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