Is it possible to annotate a component ie pipe with the real world point ie Elevation, Northing & Easting etc - I can't seem to find where or how to do this
Help would be appreciated
Yes its possible. you will need to create a new annotation style and a new block under the Pipe Run Component Class Setting.
for CL Elevation of pipe you can use The class property "Position Z". and maybe add some prefix text on it. (ex CL EL.)
As for the Northing and Easting, Position Y and Position X should do it. but for now its inconsistent. sometimes it can give correct value but most of the times, the wrong ones. at least in my machine, but Position Z is always right.
Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
Metric-Inch Set up
Thanks for the assistance again all works fine. Is there a way to override the orientation of the text - at the moment it is set to orientate to match the piperun.
im not sure if there is one, but for now, i'm doing it manually , i just use the text grip then right click, then choose the rotate option from the pop up menu. the good thing is once i made an update to the view, the orientation is being kept also even if theres a change in text value
Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit
Metric - Inch setup
when you hit the edit annotation button, the bottom item (in 'other properties') sets the orientation of the annotation. You can force to vert or horizontal or aligned or orthogonal
My solutions are to set a fixed lenght on define Expression.
Go to Annotation block editor and open the "Assign Annotation Format" windows, set value on "Target.Object.Position Z and after see the attached file "Elevation format".
Final results on attached file "CL ELEVATION RESULTS".
With the above details, we set the elevation in the annotion. However, while fix the no. of characters it we find an issue.
We fixed the number of characters to 5, now it is showing a elevation 70mm as 00070, which doesn't look nice. We also don't like to show a elevation as 70.030.
Any solution is there at present to show as 70 without decimals aswell as without adding 0's before.
How do we get the elevations to display in feet and inches.
As an example I have a drawing with an elevation of 4048.66098
I would really like it to display as 337'-4 11/16"
Is it possible to do this??
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