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  1. We use multiple record formats for different receptacle types (e.g. duplex vs. quadplex, wall vs. floor, etc.). They all share some common fields, including circuit number. What this means is we have to have a different tag for each type because of the graphic attributes we use, which is a little annoying, but it has been working for us. I'd like to create a new tag that simply looks at one field in all of those records, namely the circuit number. I'd like to avoid having unique tags for each record format because it can be cluttered in the resource manager and you have to switch for every receptacle type. Since this new tag doesn't have the graphic need, they'll look the same. However, if I create a tag with dynamic text including that field from the various records, it wants to add all of those records to the object. Would it be possible to have dynamic text in a tag that reads out a field value regardless of what record it's in?
  2. Here that is. I added a line in the tag that would meet the leader so that it doesn't have that big blank when dragged to the left like in the above example. Rigging Marker Test File.vwx
  3. Using what what shown in Klvanov's video above got a good result, and I added a record to the marker for the weight. Next steps are making the text justify to the leader line shoulder regardless of whether the tag is on the left or the right and (this is where I may need additional help) to see if I can have different origins to reference. In the case of a space, like a performing arts venue with a theater and a blackbox, each would have their own origins, even though they may be in the same file.
  4. Really having trouble wrapping my head around this as I'm certain I need either to learn the marionette, Python or plug-ins really deeply, but don't want to go all the way into one only to find I should've used another. I'm hoping to create a data tag, or maybe even a symbol, that looks as follows: This is the closets I've been able to get, but the coordinates are from the wrong end of the leader line. I'd like the tag to be able to read the coordinates of the marker. I'm okay if the weight is manual entry. What would be nice is if all of this lived in one symbol, rather than place the symbol and the have to add a tag later. The Hoist tool has this functionality with the measurement label, and that label can even be moved independently of the hoist. Anyone have any direction on this?
  5. At some point, all of my palettes disappeared when I came back to my computer after a break. I found elsewhere on the forums something about resizing the monitors to recover them and that worked for most of them. However, the attributes palette cannot be found. Toggling it off and on yields no results. Resizing the monitors does nothing. Is there a way to right click into it or some way force its positions. I'd hate to have to rebuild my entire custom workspace for this, but I also don't want to have to move back and forth between my custom workspace and defaults ones whenever I need to change a line or fill color.
  6. I'm creating a label legend for lighting devices to become part of our template. The text is scaling just fine but the shaped containers remain impossibly small. They look fine when editing the 2D layout in the label manager, but in the designer layer and viewports is where the problem is.
  7. I'm working on developing a standard set of details for our company, specifically rigging details for AV equipment. From a workflow perspective, I'd love to have a centralized library from which we could bring them in. I have no preference whether this is symbols in our central resource library or viewports from a referenced document. I would not like it to live in our template document itself, since this would be difficult to update as details get added and the dwg from which these details are being transferred (we're moving from AutoCAD to VW as a company) already has a half million lines. The difficulty with creating symbols from this document and keeping them in the resource library is that we'd have to manually update the drawing title each time, and it would be great if it was automated (scale, drawing number). additionally, the text that would live with it would only be for the scale that it was created in, meaning we'd have to manually update the text when it gets scaled (In AutoCAD, the annotations lived in the model space and would thus automatically scale in viewports). The difficulty with referenced files is the same as symbols in that it won't scale. It would scale if they were in the annotation layer, but then we have to create them every time, losing a lot of the time we'd be saving by the whole endeavor. What feels like would be a win for us would be we could create the viewports in the referenced document and then bring those viewports in, including the annotation layers, which would then scale as needed. Is there a way to bring in viewports from referenced files? Or perhaps any method I haven't considered here?
  8. Did we have any movement on this. I'm encountering the same problem. I suddenly can't make any connections.
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