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*UItaly
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read and set the attributes of blocks in windows 64 bit

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02-24-2010 10:55 PM
Hello everyone
I read and set the attributes of blocks using VBA in AutoCAD 2010 on
Windows 64 bit.

In Windows 32-bit I always used the following code without problems:

NposScr = elem.GetBlockAttributeValue(o.ObjectID)

and


Call oML.SetBlockAttributeValue(o.ObjectID, "TEST")

But now in Windows 64 bit does not work.

I tried to replace o.ObjectID with o.ObjectID32 and early seemed to
work, but after a while 'has begun to indicate the following error:


Compile error: Function or interface marked as restricted, or the
funzion uses an Automation type not supported in Visual Basic

I want a code that works with both Windows 64-bit and 32 bit Windows.

Can you help?

Thanks
*Tony Tanzillo
Message 2 of 3 (344 Views)

Re: read and set the attributes of blocks in windows 64 bit

02-25-2010 11:21 AM in reply to: *UItaly
Well, you're going to have to think about migrating to VB.NET.

The problem appears to be that 64 bit integers are not a type
supported by ActiveX.

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Hello everyone
I read and set the attributes of blocks using VBA in AutoCAD 2010 on
Windows 64 bit.

In Windows 32-bit I always used the following code without problems:

NposScr = elem.GetBlockAttributeValue(o.ObjectID)

and


Call oML.SetBlockAttributeValue(o.ObjectID, "TEST")

But now in Windows 64 bit does not work.

I tried to replace o.ObjectID with o.ObjectID32 and early seemed to
work, but after a while 'has begun to indicate the following error:


Compile error: Function or interface marked as restricted, or the
funzion uses an Automation type not supported in Visual Basic

I want a code that works with both Windows 64-bit and 32 bit Windows.

Can you help?

Thanks
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sschnei6
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Registered: ‎07-30-2012
Message 3 of 3 (120 Views)

Re: read and set the attributes of blocks in windows 64 bit

10-04-2012 12:03 PM in reply to: *UItaly
Hello, I've been wrestling with this too. If you use GetBlockAttributeValue32 instead of GetBlockAttributeValue it should work. I know this is a couple years old, but I've had success with this: ex: strDesc = acdMleader.GetBlockAttributeValue32(oAttDef.ObjectID32) Regards, Stephen Schneider
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