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Setting current Layout

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08-23-2013 12:33 PM

Something estrange happened.  After setting a layout for printing current,


LayoutManager.Current.CurrentLayout = LayoutName


btblRec = CType(tr.GetObject(db.CurrentSpaceId, OpenMode.ForWrite), BlockTableRecord)

 db.CurrentSpaceId returned the ObjectID of the ModelSpace and not of the Layout set current.  Have anybody seen this happening?  Is there something that could prevent this from happening?  Thanks for any help.


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Re : Setting current Layout

08-23-2013 12:50 PM in reply to: HJohn1



Isn't there an active floating viewport in the layout ? If so, this is normal, the active space is the floating viewport model space.

You can switch to paper space using the Editor.SwitchToPaperSpace() method.

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Re : Setting current Layout

08-25-2013 09:24 AM in reply to: _gile

Thank you Gille I will do that.  Are you saying that by setting the CurrentLayout one just sets a Layout current, but that Editor will continue be on ModelSpace, if it was in ModelSpace when the Layout was set current until one calls the SwitchToPaperSpace method?  Therefore, db.CurrentSpaceId returns the ObjectId of the ModelSapce.

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