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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 13006:Calculated property descriptions (tobogan slide from floor to floor)
Tip 13000:Labels of dimensional parameter values in dynamic blocks (parameters->attributes)
Tip 12790:Centered dynamic label (e.g. area label).
Tip 12685:ReLinkField - re-link fields to source objects.
Tip 11888:Dynamic label of area and perimeter - DynArea.


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