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Parameters

 
 
 

After you select Parameters from the selection tree in the left part of the Table printout manager dialog, the options shown below display on the right.

The dialog contains all the variables defined in the system and their names.

Note In order to confirm a variable and its modifications, click Set.

Variables used for formatting the header and footer of the printout:

VAR_PAGE_NUMBER - lets you assign a current printout page. If VAR_PAGE_TOTAL is used, text assigned to the variable will precede the total number of pages (for example, Page 1, Page 2, and so on)

VAR_PAGE_TOTAL - value of this variable indicates the total number of printout pages. Text assigned to it may be preceded by a current page number, if the VAR_PAGE_NUMBER variable is used.

VAR_DATE, VAR_TIME - these variables may be assigned any text and combination of the key words displayed below (prints the current date/time on a printout):

%A - full week day name (Monday)

%a - abbreviated week day name (Mon)

%B - full month name (January)

%b - abbreviated month name (Jan)

%c - standard presentation of date and time

%d - month day (01-31)

%H - time (24-hour clock) (00-23)

%I - time (12-hour clock) (01-12)

%j - successive day of the year (001-366)

%M - minute (00-59)

%m - month (01-12)

%p - local equivalent of the English abbreviations AM / PM

%S - second (00-59)

%U - successive week of the year (first day - Sunday) (00-53)

%W - successive week of the year (first day - Monday) (00-53)

%w - day of the week (0-6, Sunday is denoted by 0)

%X - standard time representation

%x - standard date representation

%Y - year and century

%y - year without the century specified (00-99)

%Z - time zone name

%% - percent mark

Standard date representation is the following string of variables: %a %b %d %Y

Standard time representation is the following string of variables: %H:%M:%S

Standard date and time representation is the following string of variables: %a %b %d %H:%M:%S %Y.

The remaining variables listed below do not contain other values than user-defined text. Their names serve only for the purpose of convenient classification while formatting.

The following printout variables may be used in Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing - Reinforcement:

VAR_INV_NAME - investor name

VAR_INV_ADDRESS - investor address

VAR_INV_PHONE - investor phone

VAR_INV_FAX - investor fax

VAR_INV_EMAIL - investor e-mail address

VAR_OFF_NAME - design office name

VAR_OFF_ADDRESS - design office address

VAR_OFF_PHONE - design office phone

VAR_OFF_FAX - design office fax

VAR_OFF_EMAIL - design office e-mail address

VAR_SCALE - drawing scale

VAR_DRAW_NAME - drawing name

VAR_FILE - name of a DWG file including a drawing

VAR_DESIGNER - designer

VAR_VERIF - verification

VAR_PROJ_NAME, VAR_PROJ_NUM

VAR_REV_NAME, VAR_REV_NUM

VAR_LOGO - access path to a BMP file

You can also use these variables when creating your own printout layouts. When you insert such a layout, the software will automatically fill out variables with values specified in the table printout manager.

The following printout variables may be used in Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing - Steel:

VAR_POS - position name

VAR_SCALE - drawing scale

VAR_PART - part name

VAR_MATERIAL - part material

VAR_LENGTH - part length

VAR_WEIGHT - part weight

VAR_PAINTAREA - painting area

VAR_QUANTITY - number of items of a given position in the project