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    Shot in the dark, and I'm not sure how much...

    Shot in the dark, and I'm not sure how much this'll help you, but it sounds to me like the block was created with attributes. The block was inserted and the attributes filled in. The block...
  2. Did you use AutoTrack before Autodesk? If so...

    Did you use AutoTrack before Autodesk? If so it's it'll be in the Programme Files director for that.


    Or try here:

    ...
  3. Just to clarify: You want the "middle line" to...

    Just to clarify: You want the "middle line" to be central between the other two, and for the total height to vary from 4" to 16" at 2" intervals?


    dJE
  4. There are three mobile cranes in the European...

    There are three mobile cranes in the European Library if you can get to it (it used to be included in the old Savoy AutoTrack install, has been removed from the Autodesk version but is still...
  5. Thread: snap to hatch

    by danellis
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    Yes. It's a system variable called,...

    Yes.


    It's a system variable called, imaginatively, OSNAPHATCH.


    Type this into the command line and set it to 1 to allow snap to hatches, or 0 to prevent this.


    dJE
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    Right click on the button that turns Dynamic...

    Right click on the button that turns Dynamic Entry on or off and there's a settings menu where you can sort it out how you want it.


    dJE
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    I think you're having a couple of issues: 1 -...

    I think you're having a couple of issues:
    1 - There seems to be a problem with the "text/no text" lookup selector not showing up. Hopefully this is just a case of working through and making sure...
  8. Thread: Accuracy

    by danellis
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    I understand it enough to think "that sounds...

    I understand it enough to think "that sounds right"!!!


    dJE
  9. Thread: Accuracy

    by danellis
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    I think is question is the opposite - he doesn't...

    I think is question is the opposite - he doesn't know where all the nines are coming from.


    And I can see his point - there's a series of numbers that appear to be entered manually which are all...
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    Switch to tree view to check that it's not being...

    Switch to tree view to check that it's not being referenced in one of the other xrefs - that would prevent it being detached.


    Find what layer it's on - if that's locked or frozen I *think* that...
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    The other advantage of B&W drawings is that while...

    The other advantage of B&W drawings is that while you have a decent plotter in your office, the guys on site only have a rubbish little A4 photocopier that they paid a tenner for. We have one client...
  12. I think you'd be able to do it with a linear...

    I think you'd be able to do it with a linear parameter and a stretch action, but I'd need to see the block to be sure...


    dJE
  13. I've not used them this particular way, but it...

    I've not used them this particular way, but it sounds like you need a dynamic block:
    Use visibility states to pick between different section views or a plan, linear parameters can be added to allow...
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    Redefine your blocks in one of two ways: 1)...

    Redefine your blocks in one of two ways:
    1) Add your "approved" rectangle geometry into the block you place at design stage and use layering to either make it an "approved" or "design" block; or...
  15. I'd probably go with that, TBH. I wonder if it...

    I'd probably go with that, TBH. I wonder if it might be worth having a play with showing the cut line on the half-landing, perhaps that will reveal something useful?


    A bugbear of mine is that...
  16. Do you have the SETBYLAYER command available in...

    Do you have the SETBYLAYER command available in LT?


    If you do, then open up your architectural file.
    type SETBYLAYER
    Type ALL to select everything in the drawing.
    ...There'll be a number of...
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    Draw your initial line then type ZOOM EXTENTS ...

    Draw your initial line then type ZOOM EXTENTS


    dJE
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    Object snap takes priority over other entry...

    Object snap takes priority over other entry forms, so it could well be related to that?


    dJE
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    You can delete multiple layers through LAYDEL Go...

    You can delete multiple layers through LAYDEL
    Go into the command then type N for NAME. This will open a dialogue box with a list of layers. These day be selected using the normal Windows...
  20. The Block Name option in the FILTERS dialog...

    The Block Name option in the FILTERS dialog allows wildcards


    In this example only blocks whose name starts c3 will be selected.
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