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XS_ERASE_UDA_VALUE_WITH_ATTRIBUTE_IMPORT_NULL_AND_BLANK

Added April 1, 2016 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2016

XS_ERASE_UDA_VALUE_WITH_ATTRIBUTE_IMPORT_NULL_AND_BLANK

XS_ERASE_UDA_VALUE_WITH_ATTRIBUTE_IMPORT_NULL_AND_BLANK

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This advanced option can be set in initialization files.

Set to TRUE to erase the values of selected user-defined attributes in attribute importimport of user-defined attribute values to a model from a text file

.

To select which values of user-defined attributes are erased, enter any of the following values at the end of the file to be imported, in the same order as the user-defined attributes are entered in the file:

  • NULL

  • null

  • blank

Example

If the content of the input fileInput files are used for different purposes, for example, for defining the content and structure of a dialog box and for defining certain reinforcement-related settings.

Input files have the extension .inp, for example rebar_config.inp.

is the following:

ID; USER_FIELD_1; USER_FIELD_2; USER_FIELD_3; USER_FIELD_4;
12345;NULL;null;;4

The result is:

User-defined attributeobject property created by the user in order to widen the range of predefined object properties

User-defined attributes are used when the predefined object properties are not sufficient but more properties are needed. For example, comment, locked, and erection status are user-defined attributes.

values for 1-3 are erased in the attribute import. User-defined attribute 4 has the value 4 in the attribute import.

Note:

Space and tab are not recommended as delimiters in the input file when this functionality is used.

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