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  1. Arrgh... Spreadsheets, formulas, etc are not my background, so forgive me for not understanding how these things should be done. (see attached) 


    I made some modifications to my master schedule. I added some additional records to these objects and changed the criteria terminology. I then tried to update the database header functions to the revised criteria. What resulted was an input of '0' for everything.

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  2. Thank you all for your feedback.


    What I am doing is creating a material/finish schedule for our building. The document is grouped by locations throughout the building and I want to put relevant information from the title block into the schedule. I have linked text in the title block that calls out the room name, room number that the sheet is referring to. The finish symbols are linked to my material/finish record + schedule. So it is useful to have the room and the finish on the same report without duplicating the title block criteria in the material/finish record. If that's the simplest way, then I can do it.



  3. Okay,


    I just deleted those objects, so, while I am interested in the answer to the previous question, I have some bigger questions.


    Functionally/technically, what is the difference between a Report, a Schedule, and a Worksheet? 

    Also, once I have created a report and adjusted it's features, such as column width, text alignment, visible rows, etc., can the content in this report be adjusted back and forth without the features/settings changing? On the flip side, if I want to hide a column for a particular purpose (but not delete it), can I do so?


    When I try to go back into this report I can't find a way to hide a row without eliminating it.


    Thank you,







  4. Hello again Pat,


    When I try to delete a sub-row it seems to delete all sub-rows. See the screenshot attached. I don't want the highlighted sub-rows. I know how to select the item and then delete it, but is it possible to take a sub-row out of a report without losing all of the sub-rows?



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  5. Thank you. I am almost there with this method, but am trying to make sure I am doing this as efficiently as I can, because I am setting up a template for a document that I hope will updatable and with the least amount of adjustment to the page layout once it is put into use. How can I correct a field that shows up as #NAME?

  6. I am trying to create a document that creates schedules that are updated as I input text into symbols. For example, I have already created an item code that represents key pieces of information: Substrate, Finish, and Finish #. I have linked this information to a record. So, an example symbol would read [MA-PT-001]. This represents [Masonry - Painted finish - Painted finish # 1]. I enter this info in the symbol's data field and the symbol updates automatically in the symbol, because I have linked the text in the symbol to that record. Okay, so that works fine. However, I also want the information to show up in a schedule that I have created on a design layer and every time I change that information I want it to update in both places–the symbol and the schedule. Is this something that can be done reliably? Can anyone direct me to tutorials for this?


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