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AttributeReference TextString MTextAttribute

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03-16-2012 03:21 PM

I am using MTextAttributes to store imperial lengths in the drawing, feet inches and fractions (stacked).  When I read back the TextString property which, is the MtextAttribute.Contents parsed, I am having problems because the parser does not add a space between the inch and the fraction.  So, is there any setting that could be used to tell the parser to add the space between the inch and the fraction?  I will really appreciate any help.

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Re: AttributeReference TextString MTextAttribute

03-18-2012 10:50 AM in reply to: HJohn1

hi, check setting for systemvariable UNITMODE which "controls the display format for units", if it's 1, set to 0. (default is 0 though, worth a try, maybe?) felix

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