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kpennell
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Modify Table Column Widths

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04-26-2012 07:42 AM

Does anyone know how to modify the column widths of an ACAD_TABLE?

 

I have known co-ordinates that I want each grip for the table to be set at.  I can't just copy and paste the table from drawing to drawing.  Each table of each drawing have different textual values, and the column widths will best be sized for each text value.

 

Thanks,

KP

If using dxf methods (entget, subst, and entmod), then the column width dxf is 142 code.

 

If accessing object methods, use the setcolumnwidth method.

 

(setq o (vlax-enamd->vla-object (car(entsel))))  ;;select table and get table object.

 

(vla-setcolumnwidth o 0 4);;set the first column to 4 units wide.

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Re: Modify Table Column Widths

04-26-2012 05:08 PM in reply to: kpennell

If using dxf methods (entget, subst, and entmod), then the column width dxf is 142 code.

 

If accessing object methods, use the setcolumnwidth method.

 

(setq o (vlax-enamd->vla-object (car(entsel))))  ;;select table and get table object.

 

(vla-setcolumnwidth o 0 4);;set the first column to 4 units wide.

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Re: Modify Table Column Widths

04-26-2012 09:59 PM in reply to: kpennell
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kpennell
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Re: Modify Table Column Widths

04-27-2012 03:52 AM in reply to: kpennell

I get the following error using the "SetColumnWidth" method.

 

Select object: ; error: no function definition: VLAX-ENAMD->VLA-OBJECT

 

For anyone doing a search on this, it should read (setq o (vlax-ename->vla-object (car(entsel))))

 

Using this method is way simpler than stepping through the 142 dxf codes.

 

Thank you so much.

 

KP

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gasty1001
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Re: Modify Table Column Widths

04-27-2012 05:05 AM in reply to: kpennell

Hi,

 

1.- (vl-load-com) 

2..-(vlax-ename->vla-object (car(entsel)))

 

Gaston Nunez

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kpennell
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Re: Modify Table Column Widths

04-27-2012 05:09 AM in reply to: kpennell

Yeah, the vl-load before is necessary.

 

Thanks for adding that, for the solution to the problem.

 

KP

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