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attach ref & specify logical name and description...

attach ref & specify logical name and description...

attach ref & specify logical name and description...

I was curious how I could specify a logical name and description when using the following command to attach a reference

Earlier post to refer thread565-107528

Sub main
Dim startPoint As MbePoint
Dim point As MbePoint, point2 As MbePoint

' Start a command

' When a command brings up a modal dialog,
' a later statement must close the dialog,
' or the MbeState.modalDialogByUser property
' should be set to 1 so that the user must close
' the dialog when the macro is executed.
' Also, you may not use the debugger "Step"
' commands while a modal dialog is displayed.

' Opened modal dialog "Attach Reference"

MbeSendCommand "MDL COMMAND MGDSHOOK,fileList_setFilterCmd *.dgn"

MbeSendCommand "MDL COMMAND MGDSHOOK,fileList_setDirectoryCmd C:\FILEPATH"

MbeSendCommand "MDL COMMAND MGDSHOOK,fileList_setFileNameCmd FILENAME"


End Sub

It only sets the file to attach and its path. I found that this line of code works, but which is better?

MbeSendCommand "REFERENCE ATTACH = BC03.DGN,,TxDOTstd,KHAimport,,,,"


RE: attach ref & specify logical name and description...

I don't have any idea about the code your talking about but if you just reference the file in by file/reference - tools/attach, then attach the reference.  Then highlight the reference and right click and hit properties then edit away.

RE: attach ref & specify logical name and description...

The process you have describe is the manual method. I am trying to automate the procedure and run it on about 1200 design files, unfortunetly there are groups of files that need different logical names.


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