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krab-El
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Hello everyone
I have a tricky issue to solve :
I placed one drawing in the layout and I want to show two different scales in the same drawing title. The reason why I do it this way is that sometimes I need to print the layout using different sizes ( A1 size: 1/100, A3 size: 1/200).  Could someone help me to solve this issue? 
Thanks for reading.

 

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AllanP
Advocate

Coding of the title would do it,

if the variable "ac_drawingScale" is in the title, that gets auto populated by the program as text i.e. 1:50

 

 

if ac_drawingScale # "" then

   !ac_drawingScale has been auto populated
   ax=split(ac_drawingScale,"%n:%n",aax,aay,aaz)    

      !ac_drawingScale gets split into aax = 1, aay = ":" aaz = scale, i.e. aaz = 50 as anumber

      if VARTYPE(aaz) = 1 then    

          !CHECKS IF aaz is a number variable type



          text2 0,0,"A1: SCALE=1:"+STR(aaz,1,0)+"-----A3: SCALE=1:"+STR(aaz*2,1,0)    

           !STR(aaz,1,0) turns number back to text to combine with other text, i.e. "50"

           !STR(aaz*2,1,0) doubles the number and turns number back to text to combine with other text, i.e. "100"

            !output text  A1: SCALE=1:Scale-----A3: SCALE=1:doubleScale

            !i.e.  A1: SCALE=1:50-----A3: SCALE=1:100

      endif

endif

 

I have been using ArchiCAD continually since ArchiCAD 4.5, 4.5.5, 5, 5.1, 6, 6.5, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, now testing 27
Member of Architalk since 2003, but missed the migration to Graphisoft.
(where have all my original posts gone?)

Thanks for your answer. But I am still confused because I don't know where I should paste the code. 

Unless you do it manually with plain text, you would need to code it into your title object.

 

File => Libraries & Objects => Open Object by Subtype... => General GDL Object => Documentation Symbol => Drawing Title

 

Your title should be listed at the above location. BUT, I assume you have not meddled with GDL before, so making the suggested modifications may not be the very practical...

 

 

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Ok. Thanks for your contribution.