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darrenb1980
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Registered: ‎02-21-2013
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Displaying room names, areas and occupancy calculation as text?

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02-22-2013 05:21 AM

I would like to display the room name and area as text from a spaces i have created. Like a room tag that will automatically update if th space is altered.

 

I have tried a number of ways but have been successful and the solutions are often overly complicated.

 

I have since given up and simply entered text and included a field for the space name and another field for the base area however this is quite laborious. surely there is a simpler way of doing this.

 

I would also like to include occupancy numbers that would also calculate the m2 per person if that is possible?

 

Can anyone help?

 

Many Thanks,

 

Darren.

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Registered: ‎06-29-2007
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Re: Displaying room names, areas and occupancy calculation as text?

02-22-2013 05:25 AM in reply to: darrenb1980

Hi,

 

>> [...] from a spaces i have created.

That sounds like you have not used AutoCAD, but you are using ACA (AutoCAD Architecture). If I'm right you should better ask in the forum for ACA >>>here<<<.


If I'm wrong then let us know, how you created "spaces", best would be a (sample) drawing you upload so we can see your drawing structure.

 

- alfred -

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dbroad
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Re: Displaying room names, areas and occupancy calculation as text?

02-23-2013 10:36 AM in reply to: darrenb1980

If you are using ACA, then the built-in tags will automatically update.  You may have to reload the xrefs though if working in a view or sheet drawing.

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