What I'm trying to do is have a graphic scale with a set list of scales the user can pick from. This was easy using the Visibility Parameter.
However, I want to add a "custom" vis state where, once they select this option, the attributed defintion box will pop up and give them the option to input whatever scale they are using.
Is there a way to do this?
Check out the attached .dwg to see what I've done so far (I just have the attributes on the "custom" vis state).
Could this perhaps be something?, using a Block property table and attributes instead of visiblity states. Allows for customizing scale, also added an attribute for scale.
I really appreciate you doing that, but I don't think that's going to work for our purposes.
I was hoping that by putting attributes inside the block on the "custom" vis state, that when they selected the "custom" option, the attribute editor box would pop up and they could add any number they wanted.
I'm guessing that's not how it works though...
Perhaps that's for the best though... I could see some of these guys using a 1"=650' scale.
Isn't that exactly what you've already done?
Or do you want it to pop-up automatically?
Your own block, attsynched.
Yep, except the attribute editor box doesn't pop up when you select "custom".
Where the numbers should be, it just goes blank then looks at me... tauntingly.
I didn't know "attsync"... will have to research that.
But even still... it just sets the numbers to X and X2... where can they edit those numbers?
Go to visibility state "Custom" and type Attsync, select block and enter. Then it synchs the attributes with your block and your attributes should show, However you can not get the attribute window to open automatically when you select visibility state, not without some sort of LISP i guess :<
"But even still... it just sets the numbers to X and X2... where can they edit those numbers?"
When the vis state is set to Custom, just double-click the block and the attribute editor will open. You can also right-click the block and select 'edit attributes' or select the block and enter the attribute values on the properties palette.
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