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Accented characters (umlauts) are incorrectly displayed in the material schedule on isometric drawing.

A - answer In version 2024, squares or rectangles appear in the isometric material list (BOM, table) instead of accented characters. In the previous version, the characters were displayed fine.

Bill of Material - Plant 3D

To display the accented characters correctly, type the variable name PLANTPCFUNICODE in the command line and set its value to ON (1).

This variable controls format of the generated PCF file. Its default setting was 0 (ASCII), but since Plant 3D 2024.1 it has been changed to 1 (Unicode).

Plant3D
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applies to: AutoCAD Plant 3D 3D ·

See also:
Tip 13796:PCF file generated from AutoCAD Plant 3D is not compatible with my application.
Tip 9619:How to get rid of "----" in empty fields?
Tip 3199:How to write in Chinese or Korean or Hindi or Japanese in AutoCAD?


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