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brxon
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LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

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04-24-2012 11:45 AM

I recieve this error message "LDD bad argument type: stringp nil" when trying to add line labels by point.

 

Can anyone help?

 

Thanks!

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Jeff_M
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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

04-25-2012 12:30 PM in reply to: brxon

What version? That is a lisp error indicating it expected a string and didn't find it. My first guess would be the command macro in the menu has a typo in it. 

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brxon
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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

04-25-2012 01:00 PM in reply to: brxon
2004. I'm not sure how to go about fixing that.
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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

04-25-2012 08:20 PM in reply to: brxon

If you could post the Land mnu file (I don't recall the exact name used for this product) I may be able to help. Also, can you copy-paste what the text window looks like after it errors.

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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

04-26-2012 05:44 AM in reply to: brxon

If you could help that would be great...

 

This is the what happens when I use the command to label line by points:

Unable to find or create project path <c:\land projects 2004\”\align\>.
Press any key to continue...

Command: bad argument type: stringp nil

 

Also have this error when the drawing loads:

Loading AecCivilAln...
Unable to find or create project path <c:\land projects 2004\”\align\>.
Press any key to continue... *Cancel*

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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

04-26-2012 06:25 AM in reply to: brxon

You don't have a valid Project setup. LDD requires the use of projects to save it's data in.Create a project, copy your drawing to that project's dwg folder, the next time you open the drawing it should ask if you want to associate the drawing to the project, answer Yes. The LDD commands should then work correctly.

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brxon
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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

04-26-2012 07:05 AM in reply to: brxon

I appreicate you taking the time to help because is very frustrating.

 

I tried putting the drawing in the dwg folder under the project directory...still have the same error after associating the drawing with the project. 

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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

04-26-2012 09:32 AM in reply to: brxon

The same error being the stringp nil error, or the unable to locate project error? If it's the stringp one, I would still need you to post the mnu file being used for the menu. It's been years since I've had a menu from that vintage LDD, so I just don't recall what, if any, issues were associated with it.

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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

05-02-2012 11:21 AM in reply to: brxon

Still have both errors.  I tried re-installing LDD.  When I try to use the "Label line by points"

 

Unable to find or create project path <c:\land projects 2004\”\align\>.
Press any key to continue...
Command: bad argument type: stringp nil

 

How do  I determine which mnu file it is?

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Re: LDD bad argument type: stringp nil

05-02-2012 02:43 PM in reply to: brxon

This is actually looking more like a project, or lack of one, issue. Without being able to see your PC and setup I'm afraid I won't be able to do much else.

 

Some final things to verify.....

1. You have a drawing open which has been saved as a part of a project.

2. You can perform other LDD tasks in the drawing (draw a line by bearing and distance, or set a point)

3. Your units are set to decimal for length, and either decimal degrees or deg/min/sec for angles.

 

If none of these help, I'm sorry I wasn't able to help you. 

 

Good luck!

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