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Label printed drawings automatically with user name and computer name.

A - answer When plotting on a central network plotter you may have problems to identify the user who has printed a particular drawing job.

In such situations you can use an automatic user identification label inserted in DWG drawings (may be also used in DWT templates). Use the PLOTSTAMP function or text fields. This will take the user name and PC name from the respective system variables.

You can find an example of a dynamic block with such label (to be placed next to the drawing frame) in the Net_ID block in our CAD blocks catalog.

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See also:
Tip 13788:Green square - mathematical charade and parametric constraints in AutoCAD.
Tip 13740:Dynamic label with filesize of the current DWG file.
Tip 13737:Formatting leading zeros in AutoCAD fields (and automatic field update).
Tip 13587:Dynamic label of 3D coordinates.
Tip 13550:Text with automatic label of the layer it lies in.

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