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Sheet number

Discussion in 'Using Alibre Design' started by JL82, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. JL82

    JL82 Senior Member

    I want to use a sheet number on a drawings but it is only English. The default setting is "1 of 1". Can user change a text of sheet number from "1 of 1" to for example "1 / 1"?
     

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  2. bigseb

    bigseb Alibre Super User

    Taking a guess here but wouldn't that automatically be in the language your system is set to?
     
  3. DavidJ

    DavidJ Alibre Super User Staff Member

    Interesting question - I thought the 'OF' would be part of the drawing template, but it isn't. So must form part of the Sheet Number property, and as Seb suggests be 'tweaked' to suit language locale.
     
  4. simonb65

    simonb65 Alibre Super User

    Would be better and more flexable to the end user if there were 2 properties available .... %SHEET_NUMBER% and %TOTAL_SHEETS%, then you can format (or set your own wording and language) to your hearts desire in the sheet template !!
     
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  5. PPi

    PPi Member

    Bringing up an old topic, but I think we are still stuck on using "OF" as a separator? I'd like to have this changed finally so I could have this automated...

    Better yet, it would be great to have a way to assemble together drawings of different parts into one big file. This way it would be faster to load a part of the documentation for an update and each part would have its own total page count when a single page isn't enough to describe the part. I find my workflow still too prone for human errors and would like to have more automation involved in process.
     
  6. Lew_Merrick

    Lew_Merrick Alibre Super User

    My "argument" is that we need a "Total Sheets" value that we can place wherever appropriate in our Drawing set.
     
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  7. jfleming

    jfleming Senior Member

    So there is no way to auto populate a Sheet X of XX field in the templates as new sheets are added to the "drawing"
     
  8. DavidJ

    DavidJ Alibre Super User Staff Member

    Yes - but not to customise the format.
     

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