Embed Variable inside Text

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Embed Variable inside Text

Post by dfriasb » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:21 pm

Hello all,

Is it possible to insert a Variable inside a Text or Block Attribute?

I would like to use this feature to show the area of a Polyline inside a Text.
Thank you! Best regards,

David
David Frías Barranco | architect
dfriasb@gmail.com | davidfriasarquitecto.es

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Re: Embed Variable inside Text

Post by andrew » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:16 am

No.

I can imagine a script that would automatically fill in the value of a text label or block attribute based on the area of a polyline. Even a transaction listener would be possible to automatically update the value whenever the polyline changes. To lick polyline and label, a custom property could be used (e.g. a custom property attached to the polyline "AreaLabel: F51" where F51 is the handle of the text entity).

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