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A reader asked how he could display data that was linked to an Excel spreadsheet. It might be easier to update the data in the spreadsheet or you might be keeping the data there anyway for other purposes. For whatever the reason, it can be very efficient to create a data link and display the data in a drawing.
Here you see a table with a revision history.
You can do this in a table fairly easily. Here are the steps. Below is a video tutorial of the same procedure.
You can then select the table and make adjustments or format it.
Watch the video to see how these steps work. In the video, I also show you what happens when you change the data in Excel.
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