Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
HOUCAD

Door schedules and multiple files

Recommended Posts

Is there a way to schedule doors from multiple files in one schedule? Can a path to another file be added to the criteria?

Also, is there a way to sort the schedule by door number without having to add a 0 when you have more than 10 doors?

I would rather not have to start my door numbers at 0001 just to get them to sort properly. Is there a way to trick VectorWoks into knowing the difference between 1, 10, 100?

Edited by HOUCAD

Share this post


Link to post

you could set up a design layer viewport, on a new layer maybe, that refeerences the other drawing files, then set your criteria to look only at that layer

Share this post


Link to post

The Door Number field is stored as an alphanumeric string. That means that it sorts the same way the alphabet would.

a

aa

aaa

abb

1

10

100

11

So, unfortunately, no, there is no way to get it to sort properly without using the zero padding prefix.

Maybe someday.

Share this post


Link to post

I've had luck in the past using a space instead of a zero in front of door and window tags. Haven't tried it in 2009 yet.

jake

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

 

7150 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046, USA   |   Contact Us:   410-290-5114

 

© 2018 Vectorworks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Vectorworks, Inc. is part of the Nemetschek Group.

×
×
  • Create New...