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CAD tip CAD tip # 13740:

   
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Dynamic label with filesize of the current DWG file.

A - answer Using a dynamic text field and the FILESIZE variable, you can display a label with the size of the current .DWG drawing file in your AutoCAD session.

Enter the field code in any text or attribute:

%<‌/AcVar Filesize \f "%by2%pr1%ps[,kB]%.1f">%

and then regenerate the drawing (even on each save). This will display the file size in kB, to one decimal place.

Or the field:

%<‌/AcVar Filesize \f "%by3%pr1%ps[,MB]%.2f">%

which will display the file size in MB, to two decimal places.

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19.5.2023    687×  

See also:
Tip 13744:Simple password protection of Inventor documents (iLogic).
Tip 13737:Formatting leading zeros in AutoCAD fields (and automatic field update).
Tip 13716:HYPERLIST - list of all used URLs.
Tip 13653:FPoly - draw fixed-length polylines in AutoCAD.
Tip 13566:Text size in Revit temporary dimensions.


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