AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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Line Reference Number Labels with dash (-) get messed up

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12-20-2012 10:59 AM

We have several drawings with Line reference numbers.  They are in the Formate of  %S-%N  On a few AutoCAD 2008 Electrical Workstations when we go to edit the Line Reference numbers, the 7 in the Reference Set field seems to be interperated as a Minus.


The way I want the lines to look:








the way they actuall show up











Initally in the Edit Component I see the Reference start to be 7-100 and the End to be 7-199  Index 10 and Format %S-%N


All is good. I change the Rung Count from 10 to 20 and now the end looks like 7099.


If I make the start ref number to be "7- 100"  (No Quotes, but havinfg the Space after the dash) then the end ref number look slike "7- 299"


If I replace the dash with any other character it works fine.


I Can open the document on another ACAD 2008 or 2010 system and all works.  But I have three 2008 systems that are messed up.


What gives?


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Re: Line Reference Number Labels with dash (-) get messed up

12-20-2012 03:29 PM in reply to: scooter3133
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