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Difficult to differentiate file names in tabs

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We've started using BIM standard file naming protocols, which can make file names somewhat longer than normal and difficult to read in Vectorworks tabs.

 

I was going to ask for them to be truncated so that we see the beginning and end of the file name rather than just the beginning, but Working files include usernames appended to the end, which we don't need to see either. It's the bits in bold we're interested in.

 

  • PST-Y17912-XX-ZZ-M3-A-Model_christiaan.vwxw
  • PST-Y17912-XX-ZZ-DR-A-Sheets_christiaan.vwxw

 

So perhaps you could adjust the tab file name to show the beginning and the end of a file name, but minus any user name?

 

Or perhaps tab widths could instead be dynamic so as to fit to the entire file name and only reduce in width if the user has multiple tabs open that extend across the screen?

 

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