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Add a number to an attribute in all blocks.

A - answer If you need to globally change values of a given attribute in all blocks (references, occurrences) of your DWG drawing, you can use the free LISP utility CADstudio AttAdd.

The AttAdd command prompts to select the edited attribute (pick it) and to enter the numerical value which will be added to, or subtracted from the existing values of the specified attribute in the selected blocks. You can work with both integers and real numbers. Only the purely numerical attributes will be changed.

Similarly, the AttApp command of the same utility will append a suffix to the values of specified attribute in all selected blocks.

You can download the AttAdd application from www.cadstudio.cz/download

For more advanced operations with block attribute values you can use Excellink.

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See also:
Tip 12685:ReLinkField - re-link fields to source objects.
Tip 12616:Att2elev - move block to elevation specified by its attribute.
Tip 12150:How to update a block while keeping its attribute position and rotation?
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.
Tip 11780:How to rename layouts by a specific attribute of the title block?


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