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Point attributes.

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01-30-2009 08:55 AM
I am working with an AutoCad file that is composed of many points. Each point is assigned different attributes. For example when I select a point and then open the properties toolbar there is a line that is labled "PIN" and in that line there is a series of numbers (for example 340-012-00-00-0012-00). Each point is assigned a different number under that "PIN" line. Is there a way for me to search by typing out one of those pin numbers and then being able to zoom to that appropriate point?
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Re: Point attributes.

01-30-2009 02:54 PM in reply to: casalera
You should be able to use the command _FIND, type in the PIN, then Zoom To. It works that way in 2008, not sure about 2009.
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Re: Point attributes.

02-02-2009 07:14 AM in reply to: casalera
I knew of that comand and tried it. It does not work. Any other ideas?
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Re: Point attributes.

02-02-2009 02:04 PM in reply to: casalera
You refer to these things as "points" that are "assigned different attributes". What exactly are these objects? (What does the properties window say they are?)
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Re: Point attributes.

02-03-2009 06:08 AM in reply to: casalera
The property window says that they are "point"
In the property window it has 4 headings.

"GENERAL"
"3D VISUALIZATION"
"GEOMETRY"
"OD:smileytongue:P2_POINT"

Then under the last heading "OD:smileytongue:P2_POINT" there is a line that say PIN on the left and on the right there is 16 digit numer that varies from point to point. What I need to know is how to search for a particular pin number. The find comand does not work. I have attached the file I am working with if anyone wants to give it a try. Edited by: casalera@co.washington.pa.us on Feb 3, 2009 9:08 AM
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Re: Point attributes.

02-03-2009 07:48 AM in reply to: casalera
That "OD:smileytongue:P2_POINT" item is not ordinary AutoCAD stuff. It may be extended data, or special "Object Data" that is related to AutoCAD MAP. Try posting your question in their discussion area.
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