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modify a sketch symbol globally

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11-09-2012 01:15 AM
Is it possible to modify a sketch symbol that has existing prompted text while keeping the existing prompted text? For example, I have a sketch symbol that is placed on every detail on the drawing. We could have 8 details on a drawing. This sketch symbol uses prompted text to fill in the relevant information for each detail. Is there a way to change the sketch symbol globally and then copy the sketch symbol in to each drawing without losing the prompted text? Currently I have to modify the sketch symbol within each drawing. To keep the prompted text. Regards Warren.
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Re: modify a sketch symbol globally

11-09-2012 05:18 AM in reply to: warrentdo

This sounds like an ideal task for a macro.  I've got an iLogic rule that swaps title blocks in a drawing, preserving the prompted entries. I suppose the same kind of thing can be done with sketched symbols.  You'll probably want to make it a macro of some kind, so it can be run on multiple files.

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