Architectural Production Software 2005

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Compatible with AutoCAD Versions: Standard compatible versions


This command updates special attributes that have been placed in a title block with information such as: filename, project number, scale, date, initials, drawing type, sheet number, and date & time for the binding border. These special attributes are created using the TB-ATTSETUP command. For more on these attributes see Title Block Attributes. For more information on setting up a title block see Setting Up Title Blocks

User configurable options: 

You may configure some of the values the command will use for the attributes it changes. They are:
  • Initials, name or other designation when logged in as the current user
  • Number of characters in the project number
  • Date format
  • Time format
  • Sheet number prefix
  • Drawing type definitions

See the Title Blocks section of the APS-CONFIG command

Known limitations:

Alternate uses:

  • None reported. If you have an alternate use for this command submit it here.



Command: TB-UPDAT

--the command will search the drawing for any of the special attributes and if found will update the attribute with the appropriate value--


Solutions to common questions and problems with this command


Related Commands

TB-ATTSETUP  Command to insert the "special" attributes used by this command.

TXTEDT  txtedt description

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