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  1. Do you really want the functionality, or are the keys more important? I can script the scroll through sheet layers only and to Fit to Window. I can't tell you have to link a script to the Page Up and Page Down buttons. It does not appear to be doable in the Workspace Editor.
  2. I can't really comment on a lot of the other questions, but this is probably a texture mapping issue. Textures can be mapped multiple different ways. Depending on what results you need there might only be one that gives the desired result. The image below shows a brick texture on a cube with each of the different mappings. While the "front" look ok in each instance (well Sphere is at the wrong scale) the Top is very far off for most instanced and Plane is off for the Right side also. I believe the mapping can be set in the Render tab of the OIP or in the Class if you are texturing by class.
  3. Let's try a simple worksheet example and see if this helps. 1. Make sure you have an easy way to identify all of the different flagstone symbols. Maybe make them all the same class. Or move them to their own layer. Or assign a custom record format to them. 2. Create a worksheet. Right click on the Row 3 header and choose Database. The Criteria dialog box will open. Set the criteria to match the way to identify the flagstone you have specified above. As you add criteria it will tell you how many object match that criteria so you can have some idea if you have the criteria too loose or to tight. Click OK. 3. In cell A3 enter a formula of =SymbolName. In cell B3 enter a formula of =Count. You should now have a long list of the name of every symbol in column A and a 1 in every row of column B. 4. Click on the disclosure triangle in cell A3 and click the Summarize Items check box and click OK. You should now have 1 subrow for each symbol name and column B should be the number of instances of that symbol in the criteria you specified. That is the basics of getting the count. You can add other features and make it prettier as you need. HTH.
  4. The real trick to the new TBB design is that there are now FIVE (actually more, but more on that later) record formats that are part of the TBB. The Title Block Border Record contains the information about the board itself. The Title Block Project Data Record (which shows in Create Report as just Project Data) contains the information from the Project page of the TBB dialog box. The Title Block Sheet Data Record (which shows in Create Report as just Sheet Data) contains the information form the Sheet page of the TBB dialog box. The Title Block Revision Data contains information on a revision The Title Block Issue Data contains information on an issue. Now for the more later part. Each Revision and Each Issue actually generates a separate Record format (Title Block Revision Data-1, Title Block Revision Data-2, etc.) so with a lot of revisions and issues you could end up with a lot more than 5 records attached to the TBB. All of the records are hidden, so they don't show in the Data pane of the OIP. You have to use the Title Block Manager (or one of the other shortcut buttons in the OIP to open a specific pane of the Title Block Manager) to make changes. Or make the changes in a worksheet. The easiest way to use these multiple record formats in a Worksheet is use the Create Report (Edit Report) options. Set the Basic Criteria to be Title Block Border. Use the Columns section at the bottom to add the record.field combinations you need. You can use fields from all 5* record formats in the same Report (database). HTH.
  5. I don't know how I missed that it was a movie and not just a screen shot. Sorry about that. If you are on Windows, have you updated your graphics card drivers recently? If not, that would be my next suggestion.
  6. Yes, it would be nice to have a Contained In option for data tags so that it would look to see if the appropriate type of object was inside the container object.
  7. At the bottom of the Object Info Palette (OIP) there is a field called Name: Anything you type in there will be considered the name for that object. The nice thing about the Name field is that it must be unique. So if you name the first object Poly and then duplicate the object, a number will automatically be added and the new one will be called Poly-2. Then next Poly-3, etc. If you create the =N column in a worksheet then the data from the Name field of each object will be displayed. If you edit the name (or enter a name for one with no Name data) in the worksheet, the data in the Name field will be automatically updated.
  8. By any chance do you have your Class Options set to Active Only? If so, then it is possible that the object is inside a group or symbol that has a different class. Since both classes would have to be visible at the same time to be able to see the object nothing will show.
  9. Do it again and tell us what the OIP says the object is and what layer and class it is on. Or if the Select Object comes up with only a single object, just hit delete and see if that gets rid of it.
  10. I hope I am wrong, but I don't think there is a way to use a Data Tag to get information on the objects inside a symbol unless you place the Data Tag inside the symbol also. And that will lose the ability for it to increment.
  11. Watch very carefully and see if you are seeing cm and then it is changing to just m. If so, check your autocorrect settings (probably system wide). If you add your operating system and VW version to your forum signature (click on your name at the upper right), we can offer more explicit suggestion.
  12. Have you tried Document Settings:Document Preferences:Display pane:Save Viewport Cache? This should save the rendered images into the file, but will make the file much bigger as a result. You will probably also want to check the settings in the Publish (or whatever version of Export you are using) and make sure that you have "Update Visible Out of date Viewport on Export. For PDFs this is under the Publish to PDF:Options button.
  13. It appears to be part of the Plant, not the Plant Style. Select a plant. In the OIP scroll down to the Tag section. The Tag Class option is probably set to <Plant Class> meaning it wil be in the same class as the plant. Change it to a different Class and you should get what you need.
  14. Yes, it sounds like you have them both in the same class. They will have to be in separate classes to make the Viewport Class Visibilities work.
  15. If you have not already done so, do a search of your entire disk for files with a .VWX extension and for files with Backup in the file name. Maybe you will get lucky and there will be a relatively recent version somewhere. Did you ever email a version of the file to anyone to review? Do you use Dropbox or iCloud or some other cloud storage system? Are you on the university computers and could possibly see if IT has a backup? Good luck.

 

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