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    Default Date field does not update automatically

    I have a series of fields as a plot stamp and all but the date field will update automatically. FIELDEVAL is 31. If I highlight the date field, right click and select update, it updates fine, but not with regen, save, plot. open or etransmit.

    Any ideas?
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    Default Re: Date field does not update automatically

    Hi

    Check out the following Technical Document on the Autodesk web site under the Knowledge Base section -

    ID: TP00134 - Using Fields

    Have a good one, Mike

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    Default Re: Date field does not update automatically

    Thanks, Mike. Not the answer I wanted, but helpful nonetheless.

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    Scott Wilcox - Edmonton, Alberta


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    Default Re: Date field does not update automatically

    What field category and field name are you using for your date field? Did you accidentally pick create date?
    Jeff Paulsen

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    Default Re: Date field does not update automatically

    If you are going to use the date as part of a plot stamp, use the PlotDate field. The Date field, by design, is intended for manually updated dates only. Which is really powerful once you know that. You have the best of both worlds, a date that automatically updates when plotted, and one that you control.

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