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johnshort
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Title Blocks

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02-06-2013 07:45 AM

AC 2012, Win 7 64 Bit

 

I sent up this template a while ago, and for the life of me, I can't remember how I setup the text in the title block.

 

I had it set so some text would only have to be changed on the first sheet, and the remainder would automatically populate on a regen.

 

Anyone care to take a look and figure out what I did. When I tried to duplicate it, in the field dialog box I can't seem to find out how I got the block reference. Field category=Objects, Field names=Object, Object Type=Block reference.

 

Or for that matter, provide a better way of doing this. Keep in mind, we use full and Lt AC.

 

Thanks

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doben
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Re: Title Blocks

02-06-2013 08:29 AM in reply to: johnshort

I see what you've done, used blocks for each item in the title block you want to change globally and using an attribute with a field for each.

I'd recommend using a sheet set - it works on the same principle you are using. 

Look in C;/Program Files/Autocad . . . . and there should be a sample folder in there with SS examples.

Hope this helps.

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BaringEng
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Registered: ‎07-06-2012
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Re: Title Blocks

04-18-2013 09:38 AM in reply to: johnshort

Go to File~pull down select Drawing properties, under the custom tab you may find what you are looking for.

 

Good luck.

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braudpat
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Re: Title Blocks

04-18-2013 09:50 AM in reply to: BaringEng

 

Hello

 

You can follow this subject :

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/AutoCAD-2011/Fields-linked-to-Object-another-attribute-in-block-in-Blo...

 

I speak about DWGPROPS ...

 

Bye, Pat

 

Bye, Pat

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