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2d symbol with width x depth parameters as text


Hello! I'm creating a 2d symbol for a parking stall and I would like for the text on the symbol to show the width x depth of the stall based on the dimensions entered for the object. Is this possible? Please see attached.  


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You just have to convert the number to text.

Search the gdl reference guide for STR.

Domagoj Lukinic

You can do that but I would code it directly in to textbox like this:


paragraph		"AC_PRG_2" 1,0,0,0,1
    STR{2} ("%cm",a)+"x"+STR{2} ("%cm",b)


no need to add extra variable. 

However if you really want it in a variable you still need to use STR{2} and also VALUES/VALUES{2} and then link that variable in text:


values "STALL_SIZE",STR{2} ("%cm",a)+"x"+STR{2} ("%cm",b)



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