Custom Object Labels


JonathanB

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Is there a format or code that allows you to create custom labels for objects?  For example, the automatic label for a 30" x 60" single hung window is 3060SH which appears to come from the object name.  Is there a way to create a custom label such as [30x60] that draws from the width and height and allows a user to insert an "x" in the center?

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Answers often depend on which title (Suite, Pro etc) and version (2018, 2019 etc) you are using.

 

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I am using Pro 21 and discovered a way to create a label. Go to your window and under "label" go to specify label. Then in the label box, enter %width%x%height%SH (the SH is for single hung, though you could change it for the type of window it is. It should display as 36"x60"SH. Hopefully it will work in your version

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