Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Block for Northings/Eastings

  1. #1
    Active Member keelay711's Avatar
    Join Date
    2004-11
    Location
    San Diego, CA
    Posts
    84
    Login to Give a bone
    0

    Exclamation Block for Northings/Eastings

    G'Day!

    I am currently facing a dilemna which i hope to avoid in the future (with your help). I have been tasked with checking and cross-referencing all the piping control data connecting a couple digesters/pump stations. Since all the control data is listed as Northings/Eastings by the owner, I want to insert a block at each point, then connect the dots.

    But with so many points, there is a large possibility for errors on input, and it is quite tedious to re-check each point.

    I want to insert an intelligent block which will display its own insertion point. The block would be on a non-printing layer and simply be used as a visual checkoff that all the points have been properly inputed. If I need to move the block, I want the attributes to still be associative and update. I have looked into adding fields as attributes, but I have not found a field option for insertion point. Lisp is an option for the initial insertion, but I have no clue how to make it work for the associativity I want.

    Anybody have something like this already made? I greatly appreciate any help y'all can give.

    Kyle

  2. #2
    The Silent Type RobertB's Avatar
    Join Date
    2000-01
    Location
    Seattle WA USA
    Posts
    5,859
    Login to Give a bone
    0

    Default Re: Block for Northings/Eastings

    Just use the Position field.

  3. #3
    The Silent Type Mike.Perry's Avatar
    Join Date
    2000-11
    Posts
    13,654
    Login to Give a bone
    0

    Default Re: Block for Northings/Eastings

    Hi

    Or as an alternative to Robert's above suggestion, check out the following Submission # EX001283 by Peter Jamtgaard on the AUGI Exchange Page -

    AUGI Exchange Search Page

    Have a good one, Mike

Similar Threads

  1. 2013: Expression to show Northing and Eastings to look like stations
    By gstankus341551 in forum Civil 3D Styles Library
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 2014-08-23, 12:38 AM
  2. How to change dynamic block attribute default values based on block selected?
    By zeirz109180 in forum Dynamic Blocks - Technical
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 2013-12-13, 02:20 PM
  3. 2013: Can't find user block in block list while creating a multi-leader style
    By rsturgeon502669 in forum AutoCAD Annotation
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 2013-07-08, 07:05 AM
  4. Highlight Last Opened Block in Block Editor Block List
    By IanR in forum AutoCAD Wish List
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 2008-10-11, 09:03 PM
  5. Nested Fields - Convert units for Northings/Eastings?
    By keelay711 in forum AutoCAD Fields
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 2007-03-05, 07:24 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •