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Does anyone know how to easily extract the text from MANY text blocks that were created in a view? Someone probably imported them from elsewhere; they are the drawing abbreviations for our sheets and are individual text blocks organized into multiple rows across 6 columns.

 

It seems more practical to consolidate this all into a worksheet in Vectorworks 2021 so that they can be easily managed and updated.

 

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Yes, it's possible.

 

This worksheet will get text from text objects using a little script.  Make sure you import the script palette to your new file.

 

This worksheet sorts the text object by location:  first X ascending, then Y descending.  So you can copy a column at a time.

 

Let me know if you have any questions.

 


 

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