B: Graphic Template Setup Example

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Choose the New Properties command. Save the Property Object to the Property Data folder in your library. Name it for example “drawing”.
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In the Properties script window, type “DRAWING”.
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In the 2D script window, type:
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Select objects on the Floor Plan and assign this Property Object to them. In the Object Settings dialog box, on the Listing Panel, uncheck the by Criteria checkbox and check the Individually checkbox.
Note: The Listing Panel is not visible by default. To enable it in any construction element’s settings, go to Options > Work Environment > Tool Settings Dialog Boxes.
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Open the Set up List Schemes dialog box. Select the General Element List scheme and duplicate it (US users: select Element List Set and duplicate it). Name it “My Object Inventory”.
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On the Properties and Parameters tab page, select None in the Components and Descriptors pop-up lists and check the following parameters on the parameter list:
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Click the Start Format Wizard/Assistant button.
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Click the Duplicate button. Name your new list layout: “#My Object Inventory”.
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Click the Header button. Select the Empty Header (landscape) Record Type.
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Select Footer from the Edit pop-up menu, and then select the Empty Footer (landscape) Record type.
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Select Background from the Edit pop-up menu, and enter 260 mm for the total width and 180 mm for the total height. Enter the same numbers for the width and height fields below.
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Click the Picture button and select None in the Use Picture pop-up.
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Click the Borders button to open the Field Borders dialog box. Check all boxes to draw borders on each side. Click OK to return to the Edit Page Item dialog box.
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Select “Header on the first page” from the Edit pop-up menu, and select Empty Header (landscape) from the Record Type pop-up list.
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Select “Footer on the first page” from the Edit pop-up menu, and select Empty Footer (landscape) from the Record Type pop-up list.
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Click OK to return to the Layout tab page.
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Click the Preview button. (Some Objects must be placed on the Floor Plan, otherwise the preview will not display anything.) Click Done to close the window.
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Go to the Content tab page and uncheck all checkboxes under the Records to display one-by-one parameter in the Parameters list.
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Uncheck all checkboxes under the Display Headlines by… parameter in the Parameters list.
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Select all the parameters under Calculate Totals/Subtotals by (except for Grand Total) and click the Group Selected Parameters button. The result will be as shown below. The five selected parameters will become hierarchically the members of a new group called Group of totals 01-05.
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Go to the Fields tab page. In the Parameter & Record pop-up you have only one item: Group Of Totals 01-05.
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Click the Picture button to open the Picture dialog box, and select Property Object 2D Full View from the pop-up list.
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Click OK to return to the Fields tab page of the Format Wizard/Assistant.
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Proceed as follows: choose Row 1/Column 1, select the first parameter from the right-hand side pop-up (User ID) then select Name from the left-hand side pop-up to be displayed in the field. Repeat these steps with all the parameters in the list.
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Click the Preview button to see the preview. (Some objects must be placed on the Floor Plan, otherwise the preview will not display anything.) Click Done to return to the Wizard/Assistant.
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Set the height of the letters in the Default Text Format dialog box to 4 mm and select centered justification.
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Click Done to finish.
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Select Element Lists > My Object Inventory to display the list.
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