ConvertTextToBlockAttribute

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New in V7

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Convert Text to Block Attribute

The ConvertTextToBlockAttribute command turns exiting text objects into block attributes.

Steps

  1. Start the command.

  2. Select existing text objects, press Enter.

    The text objects appear in the dialog box as keys.

  3. Enter prompt and default value to each key. (Optional)

  4. Use the Block command to create a block from the text objects.

    Other objects can be included in the block.

  5. Enter a value for each key, click OK.

    The block attributes are added to the properties of the block instance as key-value pairs in Attribute User Text that can be modified.

  6. Insert more instances of the block.

See also

Create text with BlockAttributeText text field

AddMissingBlockAttributeKeys

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New in V7

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Add Missing Block Attribute Keys

The AddMissingBlockAttributeKeys command restores the Attribute User Text key that has been deleted from the properties of a block instance.

Example

  1. Select a block instance that contains block attribute text strings.

  2. Delete a block attribute text key in the Properties panel > Attribute User Text.

  3. Run this command.

    The deleted key is added back.

  4. Enter a new value for the key.

See also

Create text with BlockAttributeText text field

Convert text into Block Attribute Text

 

 

 

 

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