×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Extract attributes

Extract attributes

Extract attributes

(OP)
Hello
I have created position bubbles with containing information about components as attributes. Now I would like to extract those in to a text file. The help files contain a section about "ExtractBlockAttribute" where it is referred to a template file. However there is no information anywhere on where to find a template file or how to create it, hence it stops right there. Does anybody have experience with creating such a template file?

RE: Extract attributes

(OP)
Thanks man, I appreciate it!

RE: Extract attributes

(OP)
Update:
I just found out, there are two commands, ExtractBlockAttribute and BlockAttributeOutput.

ExtractBlockAttribute seems to require a template text file and will only extract the Attributes specified in that file. I'm not sure how to do that but to be honest last time I tried was many years ago.

BlockAttributeOutput just dumps all the block attributes of selected blocks in a text file which can then be imported to Excel where you can pick out what you want. Since I designed my block to just contain the info I want, this is the way to go for me.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

White Paper - Considerations for choosing a 3D printing technology
The adoption of 3D printing into major companies’ product development life cycles is a testament to the technology’s incredible benefits to consumers, designers, engineers and manufacturers. While traditional production methods have limitations in manufacturability, 3D printing provides unparalleled design freedom due to the additive method of building parts layer by layer. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close