It is possible to extract block information from one part of a drawing.
The figure below shows a typical landscape plan produced using gCAD+.
If information on plants and other block data related to the landscape design for the front garden was required, this option can be used to extract blocks from one part of the drawing.
Set a rectangular area delineating the area to be analyzed.
A comma separated data file is produced showing all block data. this can be imported into spreadsheets such as Excel using the data import wizard to format the information in a desired form.
Here is the result:
Various macros in the Excel environment can then be used to further manipulate the data.