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  1. the ability to determine the pen thickness within the material. Pascal
  2. Hello Pat The first thing to select different shapes has I managed with your tip, but the second "You can certainly add a prefix. Just have to define it. Something like SetName(H1, Concat('TisMacFan-',Num2Str(0,N1))); You could store it in a variable and CONCAT the variable instead of hard coding it. Or you could create a custom dialog box (or use two dialog boxes) to allow you to enter the prefix the same way you enter the number holding down the command key." I don't understand how to start with it. I like to work with a variable, or with to dialogboxes So I hope you can help me a little bit further with this part of the script Pascal
  3. hello pat Thank you very much for the script you made for me. It looks very good and is already moving in the direction I want. But I still had a few questions. 1. I now see that it only works on rectangles, can this also be extended to other 2d shapes? 2. Could there be a field somewhere where I could enter a prefix, followed by the automatic number? 3. Suppose I have 2 shapes whom I want to call "wall" 1 and "wall" 2. Then I want to number further with "window" 1 and "window" 2. How can I reset the numbers? If these things were possible, I would have a very strong script for making my measurement statements for the drawings that are still drawn in 2d. Thanks again for the help. Pascal
  4. Hello Pat Thanks for the help you want to give me. I try to describe what I want. It's actually about making a measurement statement for 2d drawings. In the facade I now draw surfaces for the different facade elements with rectangles. I now manually enter a name for these rectangles via the PIO and then I can retrieve the name of that rectangle and the dimensions to retrieve the m2 via spreadsheet. So now I have to draw the rectangle every time and then manually enter a name. So I wondered if I could create that name by, for example, a kind of stamp. But then a stamp that is immediately linked to that rectangle. Then I don't have to do that manually for every rectangle. The order of the numbering is actually determined according to the click on the rectangle or object that I click. I hope this is clear? Pascal
  5. how can I create a script that develops an object of a certain type and class and automatically gives it a name and number. The name I want via info palette as a prefix type, followed by a sequential number. Of course there should also be an option to reset the number so that I can add again to number. Thanks for the help Pascal
  6. Would there be a possibility to automatically name objects using numbering, with a connection between the object, and the name. So I can put later on a data tag Pascal
  7. The resource materials still raises some questions for me. Why cannot one set the pen thickness and the 2d line hatching, eg to see the hatching of a floor slab in the 2d plan? You can set the texture and fill of the cut through the materials, but to set the pen width and line shading you have to go through the classes again. Isn't that a bit complex, or is there some other reason for it? P
  8. Hello how can I script several curved poly lines with a different offset and fillcolor on base of settings from my classes.? No I make something, but it only works in a straight way, not in curved modus thanks PROCEDURE tegelwand; VAR l,md,td:REAL; BEGIN l := PLINELENGTH; md := pmd; td := ptd; { teken onderlegger } NameClass('onderlegger'); poly (0,0,l,0,l,pmd,0,pmd,0,0); { teken tegels } NameClass('tegels'); poly(0,0,l,0,l,ptd,0,ptd,0,0); { teken muur } NameClass('muur'); poly(0,pmd,0,0,l,0); { teken daglijn } moveto (0,pmd); { teken daglijn} NameClass('daglijn'); poly(0,pmd,0,0,l,0); END; Run(tegelwand); thanks
  9. Where can I find these on a Mac please thanks for the info
  10. When will workable spreadsheets finally be made? Working in spreadsheets is excruciatingly slow, if you cancel something you jump back to the top of the worksheet and you can search where you were. You cannot search for values in the table. Scrolling in a spreadsheet is not workable at all. Deleting multiple rows or columns will jump back to one row or one column after selecting multiple rows or columns. and so on and so on Help I need a good working tool!! Pascal
  11. no this is not the problem. The classes from the slab are active, because some slabs works very good, other slabs disrepair when I double click on it when I try to work on it. Then I get the message there is not a graphical object, so if you leave the workspace from the slab then it is totally gone an must a redraw the slab Pascal
  12. I don't really understand what is happening with the slabs at Vectorworks. I have a large project where I drew all my slabs and attached them to walls. I then have to do some operations such as cutting out parts where tubes, beams and stairs are. I then see that the plate is no longer linked to my walls. If I then double click on my slab and go to the outline, the slab is gone. It is also on a level that is completely wrong, but in a section it is good, but you can no longer edit it.It is very frustrating to draw the plate every time and then later in your drawing after x number of operations to further determine that the slab has disappeared for the umpteenth time. Is this a known problem and how can it be solved?
  13. tismacfan2


    Is there a label available with which I can number but can put a variable prefix before this number e.g. R0. (prefix) 1 (number so you can get R0.1, R1.1 thanks Pascal
  14. I would like to be able to rearrange the structure of the layers. Kind of in the same way as the classes. Make sure that you can group, expand and collapse layers in the layers window. That one has a kind of folder structure for building layers +00, +01 etc, in which you can place the corresponding layers and in this way shorten the long list of layers. Now I do it through filters, but I think it could be easier that way. Pascal
  15. Hallo Pat That was indeed my problem and by removing the cr I get what I wanted to achieve. Learned something new again. I can also use Jbenghiat's tip in the future. Thanks for the quick reply.
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