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Automatic drawing label - filename, date, author...

A - answer Using the text fields introduced back in AutoCAD 2005 you can easily create an automatic block to label your drawing with the information about its file name and path, last save date and author, and last plot date.

See an example - in your AutoCAD drawing enter the INSERT command, click the Browse button, press Alt+3 (Search Web) and in the lower address field enter the URL address Alternatively, use the commandline version of the command: _-INSERT
This will insert a block containing predefined automatic text fields - these fields will be updated on any save and plot.

You can also try the Net_ID dynamic block.

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22.9.2009    13522×  

See also:
Tip 13006:Calculated property descriptions (tobogan slide from floor to floor)
Tip 13000:Labels of dimensional parameter values in dynamic blocks (parameters->attributes)
Tip 12837:RenameCSV - rename layers, blocks, layouts, views, linetypes using Excel tables
Tip 12790:Centered dynamic label (e.g. area label).
Tip 12685:ReLinkField - re-link fields to source objects.

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