Step By Step Examples

1.
Open the Set up List Schemes the dialog box.
set None in the Components, Descriptors and Library Part’s Additional Parameters pop-up menus;
set All Elements in the Linked Property Objects pop-up menu;
Set None in the Components, Descriptors and Library Part’s Additional Parameters pop-up menus;
Check Library Part Name in the Global Element Parameter list.
Select Text List;
Set Group & Count Identical in the Elements pop-up menu; be make sure that the following parameter list is at the bottom:
7.
Click OK and choose the saved Object by Zones list scheme in Zone Lists. You will get a list something like this:
1.
Open Set up List Schemes.
set None in the Components, Descriptors and Library Part’s Additional Parameters pop-up menus;
check Library Part Name in the Global Element Parameter list.
select Text List;
6.
Click OK and choose the Objects total list scheme in Element Lists. You will get a list showing the grand total for each object type:
1.
Use the New Properties command to open a blank Library Part Window.
2.
Click Properties to open the Property Script window.
See the “GDL Reference Guide” in ARCHICAD Help.
Note: This object will generate a separate column for the Quantity (number) of each object type (name)
2.
Open the Object Settings dialog box.
Note: This panel is not visible by default. To enable it in any construction element’s settings, go to Options > Work Environment > Tool Settings Dialog Boxes.
4.
If checked, uncheck the Link Property Objects By Criteria box, and check the Individually box below.
5.
The Link Property Objects dialog box opens.
6.
Select “Object Counter” in the list and click Link (make sure that the “Object Counter” is under the checkbox as you return to the Object Settings dialog box).
7.
Click OK to establish the link.
Note: Any Objects placed afterwards will have to be linked individually.
1.
Use the Link Properties to Criteria command.
2.
Select a Database Set in the Show Links in pop-up menu.
3.
Click New Link, then click Edit Criteria, the Criteria Selector opens up.
4.
Set the Find Elements: pop-up menu to Of Type>>, and select Object (chair icon) in the pop-up palette on the right.
5.
Click Apply and return to the Link Property Objects to Criteria dialog box.
8.
Open the Object Settings dialog box. Go to the Listing Panel.
Note: This panel is not visible by default. To enable it in any construction element’s settings, go to Options > Work Environment > Tool Settings Dialog Boxes.
9.
If checked, uncheck the Individually box and check the Link Property Objects by Criteria box.
Note: If you have other existing links for objects in the list, they may be in conflict with these criteria for a particular object. Additional links may be valid, or more specific links can be applied instead of this link.
4.
Click OK and choose the previously saved List Scheme from Zone Lists.
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