For some functions AutoCAD Electrical adds invisible information to a block insert or even to a specific attribute. This invisible data is called Xdata. To add or modify this invisible data, AutoCAD Electrical provides an Xdata editor. You can also change the Xdata on a block to a block attribute.
As controls engineers you know that our lives are based on logic, not “cutting” metal or other materials. We specify components based on the task at hand, company or customer standards, as well as a host of other factors. Given that supposition it only makes sense that by automating the design and drafting tasks as well as providing data to shop personnel, purchasing, and customers, we can become the most efficient part of our organizations.