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copy design table to drawing?

Question asked by Sean Johnson on Aug 26, 2019
Latest reply on Sep 5, 2019 by John Stoltzfus

Don't flame me for asking this question, as I've done some searching, and not finding what I'm looking for.


I have a design table in a model that I want to put on the drawing.  The method I find for doing this is, to format the design table in the part, save, go to the drawing, click on a view, then insert the table.


That's fine, but my tables get large and will probably need to get split across sheets, and I don't want to screw around with hiding rows etc, as I think that's a good way to lose information.  So, does 2019 support splitting design tables?  I'm guessing not.


I'd like to go back to simply copying the design table into a pre-made table on the drawing.  And that's where I'm having a problem.   Here's what I'm doing:

1) edit the table in the part

2) mark the information I want to copy, and right-click/copy

3) select outside the table to close it

4) switch to the drawing window

5) select the first cell of the drawing table, and hit ctrl-V


My old notes have this as the method to use, but it's not working. The information does not copy. Am I doing something wrong, or does SW not support this method any more?