CAD Managers

New Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-07-2012
Message 1 of 3 (196 Views)

Attribute into filed

196 Views, 2 Replies
06-07-2012 02:44 PM

I’m looking for a way to get an attribute to populate a filed in a table. Using the field definition of Object>Attribute Definition>Value, won’t return the current value for some reason. I know I’m probably explaining this poorly, if you want to see the block in question please E-mail k.baxter at

New Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-07-2012
Message 2 of 3 (191 Views)

Re: Attribute into filed

06-07-2012 03:25 PM in reply to: mrwendal6

it appers my request is impossible ,

And said workaround is not suitable.


Any other way of getting a user inputed numerical value into a field?

Posts: 154
Registered: ‎06-13-2011
Message 3 of 3 (183 Views)

Re: Attribute into filed

06-08-2012 05:35 AM in reply to: mrwendal6

It can be done but requires some lisp to make it work. If you take a look at the actual text string that makes up the field info you can determine the parts that need to remain the same and string that together with the new info. If you are comfirtable with lisp I will see if I  an find the routine I use to use for notes.

Lance W.
Inventor Pro 2013 (PDS Ultimate)
Vault Pro 2013
Windows 7 64
Xeon 2.4 Ghz 12GB
Manufacturing CAD & IT Manager Resource
Additional information for installing, licensing & deploying Inventor, the Product Design Suites and Factory Design Suites.
Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions or visit the Installation and Licensing Forum to get help installing your software.