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Exporting project shortcut name automatically into titleblock

Exporting project shortcut name automatically into titleblock

(OP)
Hello,

Is there a way in inventor to put the name of the project shortcut into the titleblock of your 2D drawings? It may be in VBA.

Greetz,

Tom

RE: Exporting project shortcut name automatically into titleblock

What do you mean by "project shortcut"?
any of the iproperties of a part or assembly can easily be linked to the titleblock..

RE: Exporting project shortcut name automatically into titleblock

(OP)
Wen you create your ptoject you can choose a project shortcut in the optionsmenu (Release ID, Owner, Name, old versions to keep on save,...).
My boss wants me to edit the templates so the projectcode is automaticly included in the titleblock.

Example: (project I'm now working on):
Project: Stadsbaeder Volvo Gent
For short or can be as Release ID: SBVG

And it's the short code that he wants in the titleblock.

Now is my question, after long searching and not finding a way, how on earth do you do that.

RE: Exporting project shortcut name automatically into titleblock

Do you work with ilogic?
If so..
Here is a bit here to get you started..
http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com/2012/07/ilogi...

and here is a snippit that will write the project name to the project iproperty automatically.

CODE -->

Dim IPJ as String
Dim IPJ_Name As String
Dim IPJ_Path As String
Dim FNamePos As Long
'set a reference to the FileLocations object. 
IPJ = ThisApplication.FileLocations.FileLocationsFile
'get the location of the last backslash seperator 
FNamePos = InStrRev(IPJ, "\", -1)     
'get the project file name with the file extension
IPJ_Name = Right(IPJ, Len(IPJ) - FNamePos) 
'get the project name (without extension)
IPJ_ShortName = Left(IPJ_Name, Len(IPJ_Name) - 4)
'get the path of the folder containing the project file
IPJ_Folder_Location = Left(IPJ, Len(IPJ) - Len(IPJ_Name))

'Converts the project file name to UPPER CASE
IPJ_Shortname = UCase(IPJ_Shortname)

iProperties.Value("Project", "Project") = IPJ_Shortname

iLogicVb.UpdateWhenDone = True 

RE: Exporting project shortcut name automatically into titleblock

(OP)
Thanks! Works!

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