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Rename block attribute.

A - answer If you need a late change of the attribute name (tag) in existing blocks (both in its definition and all its references), you can use the Block manager - BATTMAN - the ribbon Insert > Attributes > Manage.

Select of the references of the espective block or choose the block name from the list. Click on the line with the attribute to be changed and hit button Edit. In the "Edit attribute" dialog, overwrite the value in the line "Tag".

Similarly you can change the attribute mode, its prompt, its default value, or change it to a multiline attribute.

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26.11.2010    8612x  
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See also:
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts.
Tip 11223:Copy multiple DWG drawing texts to the Windows Clipboard.
Tip 11198:Justified attribute text in mirrored blocks (AutoCAD)
Tip 11171:Total number of layouts as a field.
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.


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