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Automatic drawing label - filename, date, author...

A - answer Using the text fields introduced back in AutoCAD 2005 you can easily create an automatic block to label your drawing with the information about its file name and path, last save date and author, and last plot date.

See an example - in your AutoCAD drawing enter the INSERT command, click the Browse button, press Alt+3 (Search Web) and in the lower address field enter the URL address Alternatively, use the commandline version of the command: _-INSERT
This will insert a block containing predefined automatic text fields - these fields will be updated on any save and plot.

You can also try the Net_ID dynamic block.

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See also:
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.
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Tip 10790:Long text is not wrapped automatically to 2 lines in my title block.
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Tip 10719:How to add the unfold rule name as a drawing note?

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