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Toolbar : Blocks
      Menu : GeoTools Blocks Global Attribute Editor
Command line : GT_ATTEDIT
The CP_ATTEDIT performs global editing of block attributes as shown in the dialog box below.  

 

 

Toolbar : Blocks  
     
Menu : GeoTools Blocks Zoom to (search) and replace selected text.
Command line : GT_ZOOMTXT or GT_ZT

Powerful search and replace tool for text and attributes

GT_ZOOMTXT is a tool for text search and replace.

Search embedded text: Enables or disables checking of embedded parts of text or attribute strings.

Case sensitive: Enables or disables case sensitive text handling.

Search Block Attributes also: Enables or disables search block attribute text.

Replace searched TEXT: If enabled, the search text string is replaced with the replace text string

Interactive Replace (confirm each replace):
If enabled, each replace operation will seek confirmation before proceeding.


Search for: Enter text string to search for.

Replace with: Enter text string to replace searched string.

 

 



Toolbar : Blocks  
     
Menu : GeoTools Blocks Globally extract block attributes and other properties
Command line : GT_ATTEXT

Quick and Easy Attribute extract - No templates to create

The GT_ATTEXT command extracts selected attributes from blocks along with a number of other basic properties like insertion point, X, Y scale factors, rotation angle and handle.

GT_ATTEXT Tutorial

 



 

Toolbar : Blocks  
      Menu : GeoTools Blocks Transfer attributes between blocks
Command line : GT_ATTXFER / GT_AX

The GT_ATTXFER command transfers attributes from one block to another. You can specify the source attribute tag name and the target attribute tag name to transfer or let GT_ATTXFER do an automatic transfer of all attributes of the same name between source block and target block.

Transfer attributes from one block to another

The GT_ATTXFER command brings up the dialog box each time for setting the parameters. To go directly to the command, use the GT_AX command at the command prompt.

 

 

 

Toolbar : Blocks  
     
Menu : GeoTools Blocks Transfer text strings as block attributes.
Command line : GT_TXT2ATT

The GT_TXT2ATT command is used to transfer text strings as block attributes. Using this command, you can select a block name and specify the attributes you wish to transfer. Each attribute will then be populated with selected text strings.

 

 

 

 

Toolbar : Blocks
      Menu : GeoTools Blocks Transfer AutoCAD properties to Blocks Attributes
Command line : GT_PROP2ATT

The GT_PROP2ATT command allows object properties from blocks to be transferred as attribute data.



The following properties can be transferred:

Insertion point (DXF Code 10)
Block Name (DXF Code 2)
Handle (DXF Code 5)
Layer (DXF Code 8)
Rotation Angle (DXF Code 50)
Color (DXF Code 62)
Flag (DXF Code 70)
Elevation[Z] from DXF Code 10
X Scale Factor
Y Scale Factor

 

 

 

Toolbar : Blocks  
     
Menu : GeoTools Blocks Rename block attribute tags, defaults and prompts.
Command line : GT_TAGREN

The GT_TAGREN command is used to rename block attribute tags, defaults and prompts. While renaming tag names, the command ensures that any repositioned attributes (moved manually from their default locations) will be retained at their existing locations.

 

 


Toolbar : Blocks  
     
Menu : GeoTools Blocks Delete block attribute tags from block definition
Command line : GT_TAGDEL
The GT_TAGDEL command is an block definition management tool used to delete attribute tags from a block definition and update all inserted blocks with the new block definition.



 

 

Toolbar : Blocks 
     Menu : GeoTools Blocks Update 'Coordinates Block' attributes
Command line : GT_UPDATEPOINTBLK
Surveyors often use a point block containing Easting, Northing, Elevation as attributes. You can populate such attributes using the GT_UPDATEPOINTBLK command.


 

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