AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

Reply
Mentor
teflon
Posts: 179
Registered: ‎09-05-2007
Message 1 of 8 (238 Views)
Accepted Solution

Attribut Rotation

238 Views, 7 Replies
11-07-2013 12:51 AM

Using Enhanced Attribute Editor one can set attribute text rotation to 0 when the block is rotated. But it must be done for each block individually. Is there a way to do this for several blocks at the same time or globally?

I know making block or text annotativ does it but it requires redefining block, something I do not want to do.

 

*Expert Elite*
antoniovinci
Posts: 1,601
Registered: ‎06-03-2011
Message 2 of 8 (220 Views)

Re: Attribut Rotation

11-07-2013 03:06 AM in reply to: teflon

You should only select those rotated blocks, then _PROPERTIES, and set 0 as "common" rotation angle, sir.

Mentor
teflon
Posts: 179
Registered: ‎09-05-2007
Message 3 of 8 (214 Views)

Re: Attribute Rotation

11-07-2013 03:28 AM in reply to: antoniovinci

What I mean is a way to change rotation for attribute globally regardless rotation of the blocks.

Blocks are rotated differently but the attributes should stay at rotation 0 or to be able to be set to 0 afterwards.

 

 

*Expert Elite*
Murph
Posts: 1,935
Registered: ‎11-13-2006
Message 4 of 8 (206 Views)

Re: Attribut Rotation

11-07-2013 04:18 AM in reply to: teflon

Dynamic blocks will do that, however you can not use them for point styles and get it to work. One way is to turn off the attributes display then create labels set those to 0 rotations.

Murph
Supportting the troops daily.
*Expert Elite*
antoniovinci
Posts: 1,601
Registered: ‎06-03-2011
Message 5 of 8 (196 Views)

Re: Attribute Rotation

11-07-2013 05:35 AM in reply to: teflon

teflon wrote:

What I mean is a way to change rotation for attribute globally regardless rotation of the blocks 


I gotcha, sir.
Of course, Murph's "dynamic" advice is very elegant, but let me give you an "old-school" one.
You could select and save only the rotated blocks thru the _DXFOUT command (beware, Ascii format NOT binary), then in Notepad (or better text editor) you can search and replace the angle items, save and open back this modified DXF in Autocad.

Mentor
teflon
Posts: 179
Registered: ‎09-05-2007
Message 6 of 8 (183 Views)

Re: Attribute Rotation

11-07-2013 08:04 AM in reply to: antoniovinci

Thanks!

It worked!

But I did not find different formats of DXF.

 

I had already tested ATTOUT/ATTIN but it just changes the value of attribute not the rotation.

*Expert Elite*
antoniovinci
Posts: 1,601
Registered: ‎06-03-2011
Message 7 of 8 (155 Views)

Re: Attribute Rotation

11-07-2013 10:56 PM in reply to: teflon

teflon wrote:

But I did not find different formats of DXF


 

The DXFOUT suboptions are under the Tools menu:

dxfout.gif

Mentor
teflon
Posts: 179
Registered: ‎09-05-2007
Message 8 of 8 (133 Views)

Re: Attribute Rotation

11-10-2013 01:21 PM in reply to: antoniovinci

And how do I find my blocks? There are lots of stuffs in there!

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community