SpaceDesign Number Formatting

SpaceDesign Number Formatting - more information on formatting

Available Formats:

  • Text - value is treated as text.
  • Numeric - value is numeric - no units conversions are performed. You may specify the number of decimal places desired.
  • Database - value is edited and displayed in the current SketchUp units and format.
  • Currency - value is edited and displayed based on your Windows international settings.

Database Formatting

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Database values are edited and displayed in the current SketchUp units and format.

The values are stored internally as inches, so you can change units and/or your clients can use your components with other units settings.

Currency Formatting

Currency Formatting is determined by the Windows Region and Language Settings.

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Advanced Techniques

  • Calculations - setting attribute values based on size of components, or other attributes.
  • Area - report on the area of a face in a component.
  • Length - report on the length or curves or edge lines in a component.
  • Hyperlink Attributes - attributes containing a WEB URL which will link to that URL from the PDF
  • ‎Number Formatting - Database and Currency formatting
  • List Attributes - creating a list of attributes and settings.
  • Filtering - filtering which attributes to include in report.
  • Select Entities by Attribute - search for words, phrases or patterns in attributes.
  • Auto Generate Attributes - define and edit attributes in an excel spread sheet.

See also