Import Excel spreadsheets and Word documents into MicroStation or AutoCAD with perfect formatting.

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The Problem

A design project deadline is looming.

You’ve got spreadsheets and documents to import into a CAD file.

You import the first spreadsheet...


The Ugly Facts

The cells are off.

The numbers are misplaced.

Formatting is lost.

The project clock continues to tick.

The Frustration

Tired of burning the midnight oil importing spreadsheets and docs only to fail to make them look good?



The Solution

Microsoft Office Importer saves you lots of time by automatically managing the hundred little things that must go right, resulting in a paste that has perfect formatting.

3 Common Problems
1 Solution for Them All

  1. Trying to import huge Excel spreadsheets or Word documents into MicroStation (including OpenRoads), AutoCAD or Revit?
  1. Need to keep that imported data linked (and synced) to the Excel or Word source file?
  1. Importing so much data that you need to cut it up to fit inside your CAD border? Would you rather do this in one simple automated step?

Solution: Microsoft Office Importer.

Note: Separate versions are available for MicroStation, AutoCAD and for Revit.

How is Microsoft Office Importer Going to Help You?

Figure 1. By default, MicroStation only shows you the filename of the opened file. Often, just having the filename isn't a lot of help.

Easily and quickly import Excel spreadsheets and Word documents into your DGN files (MicroStation) or DWG files (AutoCAD) in one simple step. This includes schedules, bills of material, general notes and more!

Effortlessly spread large amounts of data into multiple columns while importing it into MicroStation or AutoCAD. The amount of time saved here can be staggering!

Enjoy total control over your CAD standards when importing from Excel spreadsheets and Word documents — including level/layer, color, weight, style, text size, font and more.

Have no worries about how to keep your Excel and Word data synchronized inside MicroStation or AutoCAD. Microsoft Office Importer automatically links Excel and Word files to your DGN or DWG files when you do an import.

Have your MicroStation and AutoCAD files stay automatically updated with changes made in your linked Excel spreadsheets and Word documents. No more double work!

Enjoy having perfect formatting in MicroStation or AutoCAD with no effort on your part.

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The Impact of Microsoft Office Importer

Microsoft Office Importer saves you valuable time by automatically managing the hundred little things that have to go right.

Microsoft Office Importer eliminates double-work. No more manual data entry and formatting of information that’s already in Excel or Word files.

Microsoft Office Importer leaves you in control. You don’t have to sacrifice your standards to achieve fast, top-quality results in record time. Finally get the recognition you deserve.


What About Header Rows in Your Excel Paste?

Microsoft Office Importer can magically repeat your header rows (the rows with red text above) as many times as you need.

Did you watch the video above? Did you see how effortlessly Microsoft Office Importer can split your gigantic spreadsheets to fit perfectly inside your CAD borders? So that leaves the question: What about your header rows? You need them repeated all over the place now. No problem! Microsoft Office Importer handles this for you automatically.

Okay, But What About Really Huge Excel or Word Pastes?

If you’ve ever tried to get a tall Excel or Word paste into a short space, you know the trouble. In fact, in talking with some new customers, we found that one of the tasks that was taking the longest was trying to make tall pastes fit inside their DGN or DWG borders.

These CAD users would manually split up tall data into multiple pastes. Trying to do this is both time-consuming and frustrating. Simply changing text size is almost never an option as the text must be readable in the plot and almost always must follow a CAD standard that dictates the text size.

Fortunately, for Microsoft Office Importer owners, this isn’t an issue.

Microsoft Office Importer has a feature called “split paste into columns”. Now, when you go to put a tall paste into your MicroStation or AutoCAD file, Microsoft Office Importer automatically and intelligently splits your paste into multiple columns so that it fits nicely into the allotted space.

Don’t confuse these columns in the design file with Excel’s columns — the paste that Microsoft Office Importer is splitting into multiple columns can contain as many Excel columns and rows as you like.

In effect, your tall paste flows naturally from one column in your design file to the next column (from left to right).

The result is your paste starts where you choose and automatically creates one or more “columns” for you.

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Save More Time in All You Do

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Translation Manager  is a go-to tool for engineers who need to get translations between MicroStation and AutoCAD done right the first time. For a look at all our applications, check what we have available for MicroStation as well as AutoCAD.



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