AutoCAD P&ID General Discussion

AutoCAD P&ID General Discussion

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phil.cooper
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Registered: ‎11-29-2012
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reset the autogenerate expression?

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12-06-2012 04:02 AM

is there a way of resetting the atuogenerate expression numbers?

 

I have deleted pieces of equipment and valves, so now those numbers are available, but when I insert something new, the numbers carry on from the last.

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andy.davis
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Registered: ‎07-10-2009
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Re: reset the autogenerate expression?

12-10-2012 05:46 AM in reply to: phil.cooper

Hi,

 

You can edit the last used value and the increment directly in the *_PnIdPart.xml file in your project folder.

 

You'll find the values stored in he <ProjectAutogen> section, for example:

 

<ProjectAutogen>
  <AutogenItem key="LastPumpValue" description="Last Pump Number counter" lastUsedValue="90" increment="10" />
  <AutogenItem key="LastValveNumber" description="Last Valve Number" lastUsedValue="100" increment="1" />
</ProjectAutogen>

 

Regards,

Andy

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