Description Key Importer

Description Key Importer

Win64, English

White Mountain CAD
Imports Autodesk® Civil 3D® description keys from an Excel spreadsheet.

General Usage Instructions

1. Create an Excel file without header information, containing 5 columns of data.

Column 1: Description Key Code

Column 2: Point Style name

Column 3: Point Label Style name

Column 4: Full description Format (use $* to use Raw Description as Full Description)

Column 5: Layer Name for the Point object


2. Run the Description Key Importer command button.

3. Use the Browse button to select your Excel file.

4. Specify any additional Description Key settings in columns 6 and higher if desired.

5. Click the OK button to import the Description Keys into the current Civil 3D drawing.

Verify the new Description Key Set in the Settings tab of the Civil 3D Toolspace.




The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Be sure to use Point Style, Point Label Styles, and Layer Names from your existing Civil 3D DWT Template.

Known Issues

Compatible with Microsoft Excel 2016 and later.


Company Name: White Mountain CAD

Author/Company Information

White Mountain CAD

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added 2024 support.


Initial release.
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