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#44684 by Dick Eades
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:56 am
You could also use the Snipping Tool built into Windows.
#46621 by joshhuggins
Thu Feb 25, 2010 1:41 am
I've made a pretty decent work around for changing symbol attributes using our Alt+C code for change text so if we have our cursor over a symbol when we hit Alt+C it will snag the symbol and preform the Edit Symbol Attribute command. If there is no symbol present it continues on to the change text command. :mrgreen: Yea!
Code: Select all//Change Text Contents
#52450 by damian
Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:02 pm
Josh, I really like your suggestion for changing text using Alt+C code that, if I understand it, it should work with symbols too. But It works with text only. Any suggestions?
#52451 by joshhuggins
Tue Mar 15, 2011 3:14 pm
It only works with Symbols as a way to quick to edit Symbol Attributes (not Text/Mtext/Ptext inside a symbol). If your cursor is over a Symbol that contains symbol attributes when you use the code, it will invoke the Edit Symbol Attributes dialog (the same is the command found in the symbol browser options or when your Ctrl+Right click on a symbol, Symbol Tools, Edit Attributes. If there is no symbol with attributes, then it looks for Text/Mtext/PText in the drawing to change the contents of. Hope that makes sense. I get confused just trying to type this stuff sometimes :wink:
#52455 by damian
Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:26 am
Now I understand. You were very comprehensive. Thanks. For some time discovering the hidden functions of Datacad has become my favorite hobby.

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