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Dynamic volume label for 3D solids.

A - answer A simple LISP application FVolume creates a field displaying the volume of a selected AutoCAD 3D Solid (pick a solid and a text for the label). When you change the solid, the label is updated automatically.

The free FVolume.VLX can be downloaded from

(you can set the _FVOLUMESUFFIX and _FVOLUMEFACTOR Lisp variables for the label suffix and the label value multiplication factor respectively)

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13.2.2006    8846×  
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See also:
Tip 11888:Dynamic label of area and perimeter - DynArea.
Tip 11794:Undocumented code in field expression - MText contents without control characters.
Tip 11565:AttDefault - reset block attributes to default values.
Tip 11404:Operations with attributes inside a block - fields.
Tip 11171:Total number of layouts as a field.

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