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Reflect a Windows environment variable in your drawing.

A - answer You can add a text in your drawing which will automatically reflect the contents of a given environment variable on your PC.

Just add a text (e.g. by DTEXT) with the contents:

%<\AcDiesel $(getenv,TEMP)>%

(you can replace "TEMP" by the name of any other environment variable)

The contents of this dynamic field is updated on regen. Non-existing variables will display "----". You can add such text field also to a block attribute.

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21.8.2011    2942×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 11404:Operations with attributes inside a block - fields.
Tip 11171:Total number of layouts as a field.
Tip 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 11094:My school was not found when registering a student account.
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.

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