Get attributes from blocks in AutoCad LT 2006

I'm not sure if anyone can help me or not because I know zero about AutoCad. We've got people using AutoCad LT 2006 and they have blocks that a consultant made for them a few years ago. They now wonder about taking the attributes from a block and putting that data into Excel. I know Excel but not AutoCad.

Is this possible? If so, how? Thanks very much!
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borgunitCommented:
I believe the command in LT is ATTEXT that you are looking for.
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ssheinCommented:
Use the Tools, Data Extraction, Create New..., (give it a name to save it), Next (it defaults to your current drawing), select the block you want to extract by turning on the check box, select the names of the attributes you want to extract with the check boxes, Next, select output option of .XLS, Next, Finish.
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nbozzyAuthor Commented:
sshein, the Tools menu only had the choice of "Attribute Extraction," not Data Extraction (this is LT version). Within Attribute Extraction, there is no option to Create New. A pic of the dialog box is attached. Selecting either CDF or SDF requires the selection of a Template File, and I have no idea what to choose there.


Block-extraction.doc
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darrenmcwiCommented:
Look into borgunit's suggestion in the help. That's do what you need in acadlt.

If others in the company have full autocad'd they could do this with the data extraction wizard easier.

The only other option I'm aware of without third part software is to do a DXX extraxt which is like a dxf file only with only the attribute data...but this would then require parsing that file and I'm not sure it's even in acadlt let alone autocad anymore.
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nbozzyAuthor Commented:
darrenmcwi - thanks for your suggestion to try it in a full version of AutoCad ... That worked using sshein's steps.

Thanks everyone.
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