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  1. Hi All, Following an idea posed in this thread, I have created the following code to enable a user to automatically update titleblock attributes using data sourced from a CSV Drawing Register, a file which may be created using the DataExtraction command. The code is designed to be as generic as possible to benefit the majority of users. The location of the CSV Drawing Register may be entered at the top of the code, or this may be left nil (current setting), in which case the user is prompted for selection of a CSV Drawing Register from which attribute data will be sourced. The code
  2. I want to change attribute text in title blocks, calling the block by the block name, not selecting the block, looping thru all the layout tabs. The title block will have the same name on each layout. My titleblock is named TITLEBLOCK30x42, with 2 attributes SHEET-TITLE and SHEET-DESCRIPTION. This thread talks about doing the same thing. None of the small generic code posted in that thread works for me. https://www.cadtutor.net/forum/topic/63734-lisp-code-to-select-block-in-layouts-and-update-attributes/
  3. Hello, I am looking for a .lsp that will allow me to insert a titleblock of a different size and run a command on the existing titleblock and click on the new titleblock and it will retain all the same information (even with text fields) and copy over the information into the new titleblock without having to fill out the new titleblock. Our titleblocks use mostly fields but the project name, address, drawing number and drawing name have just regular attribute text objects. This would be a huge time saver if I have to take something that was originally on a 22x34 titleblock and resize t
  4. Hi, I'm "newish" to this site, I use it a lot but this is the first time I actually post something I have a problem; The company I work for has a title block set up, they have a personalised company dropdown menu to insert the title block into your drawing, once inserted it prompts you to fill in the information, job number, name, etc.. I can only assume that this is an attribute. Problem is the text inserted isn't centred correctly and I would like to fix this. When I open the title block template drawing, there appears to be no attributes, and in the space in which the prompted tex
  5. Hi everybody, I have had a look through the forums and haven't been able to find what I need, I am really sorry if this is a simple question that has been asked several times but here it goes anyway! I am trying to create a new drawing title block. Within the block I would like to have each of the parts (scale, drawing number, client etc etc) editable. I have seen it done where numerous bits of text from different parts of the drawings can all be edited from one pop up window... Again I am very sorry if this is a stupid question but any help would be hugely appreciated or indeed a
  6. Hi Guys I'm trying to make a "Smart" title block (My own name for it). The thing is that I think it takes way to long time to write the various text in a title block, so I'm trying to make it easier. It have brought me to this stage where I need help to to problems. Both of them is where in need an IF-command (Excel term) but I don't know how to do this in Autocad. In my title block I have to boxes. One is a "Status" (A, B, C & D) and the second is "Purpose of Issue". I would like the "POS" to automatic change from APPROVAL to CONSTRUCTION when the Status box gets to A. Can
  7. Is there anyway to move attributes up or down on the list of a titleblock? I like everything for Rev 1 to be together (Drawn By, Checked By, Approved By, Date, Description, and Rev Number)...However, i was in a hurry and skipped Approved By. Once i added it, after the entire titleblock was done, it moved it to the very bottom on the list. Is there a way to "Move Up" so that it's with the other Rev 1 group?
  8. Hey guys, I'm having issues with plotting. I have my page setup as 17 x 22 (Landscape) and am designating the plot area to plot extents. I am trying to plot to 22 x 34 (size "D" portrait). The current paper loaded is 22" in a HP Designjet T770. When I do a plot preview, the drawing looks correct. However, when it plots it trims off the top part of the drawing. I'm trying to figure out what is causing this. The drawing is orientated correctly when it comes out of the plotter so I know it's not a portrait/landscape issue. I just tried plotting a 30 x 42 titleblock to the same size pap
  9. I am currently doing a project in Mexico. I have received the building background from the Architect. I have figured out how to make my background into meters from inches (might not have done it the correct way though). My problem is I am not sure I am converting the titleblock correctly. My current titleblock is 24x36 and I need it in meters. I also need to know which scale factor to use on paper space. I usually use 1/4” = 1’-0”. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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