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axelgenus
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Registered: ‎01-17-2012
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Changing MTextAttribute.Contents has no effect

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01-18-2012 05:46 AM

I'm writing a program to perform massive block's attributes changes automatically. Normal attributes does change correctly setting the property AttributeReference.TextString but MTextAttributes does not work as expected: when I change AttributeReference.TextString I cannot use special characters (such as '\P' to start new lines) and if I try setting the AttributeReference.MTextAttribute.Contents property the content of the attribute does not change at all!

 

How can I solve the problem?

 

Thank you,

Alessandro.

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FRFR1426
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Registered: ‎04-05-2012
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Re: Changing MTextAttribute.Contents has no effect

11-12-2012 02:06 AM in reply to: axelgenus

I'm a bit late, but it may be useful to someone. Try this:

 

MText mText = attRef.MTextAttribute;
mText.Contents = "...";
attRef.MTextAttribute = mText;

 

This way, the setter of the MTextAttribute property is called and the attribute update itself. I change the width of the attribute like this and it works (but I've not tested the Contents property).

 

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