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Create points tool window doesn't obey defaults

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08-14-2013 01:43 PM

The create points tool window doesn't use the Points Creation options I set for Default Elevation and Description, when go to create a bunch of points I have to key these in for each one. I know if I go and set these in the settings tab they will stick, but I would like for the tool window to work like it implies.

-Ian McClain
(running C3D 2012 sp4, Win7 64bit, 8GB)

What specific method are you using to create these points?

As an example Points>Create Points Miscellaneous>Manual>Brings up the Create Points dialog.

 

In the dialog if Parameter>Points Creation:

Default Elevation = 900

Default Description = Test

Prompt for Elevations = Automatic

Prompt for Descriptions = Automatic

 

Then click away and the Elev remains at "900" & the Desc at "Test".

 

If the Prompt values are set to "Manual" then they the user prompts appear @ command line.

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Re: Create points tool window doesn't obey defaults

08-15-2013 05:27 AM in reply to: IanMcClain

What specific method are you using to create these points?

As an example Points>Create Points Miscellaneous>Manual>Brings up the Create Points dialog.

 

In the dialog if Parameter>Points Creation:

Default Elevation = 900

Default Description = Test

Prompt for Elevations = Automatic

Prompt for Descriptions = Automatic

 

Then click away and the Elev remains at "900" & the Desc at "Test".

 

If the Prompt values are set to "Manual" then they the user prompts appear @ command line.

Jay

C3D 2014 SP2
Win 7 Professional 64 Bit
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Re: Create points tool window doesn't obey defaults

08-15-2013 06:10 AM in reply to: IanMcClain

to get default point and point label styles to stay you must make these changes first

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Re: Create points tool window doesn't obey defaults

08-15-2013 07:28 AM in reply to: Jay_B

Thanks Jay. I didn't realize there was a setting for the promts to be manual or automatic.

-Ian McClain
(running C3D 2012 sp4, Win7 64bit, 8GB)
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