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vampelas
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Registered: ‎07-09-2010
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Change Drawing Dimension Text and Symbols Font with iLogic

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11-02-2012 09:09 AM

Hi,

 

I was looking to change the fonts in a drawing for the Dimensions and Symbols that might have been inserted in the Dimension text entries.

 

This can be done manually bu editing the dimentions text after placemement, but I was ooking to set this as a default.. I cannot see where exactly this is controlled in the Styles Manager - I am only able to change the Dimension text font but the diameter symbol font is always on AIGDT.

 

I was therefore looking for an iLogic\vb code that could do the trick, but I am not able to even change the dimension fonts... The code runs with no errors but nothing gets updated in the drawing...

 

Dim oDoc As DrawingDocument
oDoc = ThisApplication.ActiveDocument


Dim oSheet As Sheet
oSheet = oDoc.ActiveSheet


Dim oBaseDimSet As BaselineDimensionSet
Dim oBaseDimSets As BaselineDimensionSets
For Each oBaseDimSets In oSheet.DrawingDimensions.BaselineDimensionSets
    oBaseDimSet.Style.TextStyle.Font = "Chiller"
    oBaseDimSet.Style.TextStyle.FontSize = 10
Next


InventorVb.DocumentUpdate()

 

Any idea what I am doing wrong here?

 

Best Regards,

Vas

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jdkriek
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Registered: ‎03-29-2007
Message 2 of 4 (634 Views)

Re: Change Drawing Dimension Text and Symbols Font with iLogic

11-05-2012 05:50 AM in reply to: vampelas

Here you go

 

Dim oDoc As DrawingDocument
oDoc = ThisApplication.ActiveDocument

Dim oSheet As Sheet
oSheet = oDoc.ActiveSheet

Dim oBaseDimSet As BaselineDimensionSet
Dim oBaseDimSets As BaselineDimensionSets
oBaseDimSets = oSheet.DrawingDimensions.BaselineDimensionSets
    For Each oBaseDimSet In oBaseDimSets
        oBaseDimSet.Style.TextStyle.Font = "Chiller"
        '.396 = .156in Text
        '.458 = .180in Text
        oBaseDimSet.Style.TextStyle.FontSize = 0.458
    Next
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vampelas
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Registered: ‎07-09-2010
Message 3 of 4 (625 Views)

Re: Change Drawing Dimension Text and Symbols Font with iLogic

11-05-2012 09:29 AM in reply to: jdkriek

Hi Joh,

 

Thank for the response and assitance, I knew I was forgetting something importnat in that code... Although this code still make no effect on the drawing for some reason, does that work for you on existing dimension text?

 

Many thanks,

Vas

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xiaodong.liang
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Registered: ‎06-12-2011
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Re: Change Drawing Dimension Text and Symbols Font with iLogic

11-19-2012 10:40 PM in reply to: vampelas



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