Introduction

This block has the general information for sandwich walls on shop drawings.

In this article, you can read about how to set up this block and modify it to fit your company best possible.

The standard name of the block is _uf_w, this is one of the blocks that you can have a custom name for.

Setup in Standard admin

Information about this block has to be set up partially in Standard admin and to find that you follow these steps:
Open standard admin, unfold Common under the settings section then you unfold Drawings and select Drawing types and then select the element type, in this case, Sandwich wall, and right-click and select Properties.

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In the blue area are the settings that you should take in consideration for this block.

The first field (Block file name) is the name of the block, if you decide to give this block a different name the name should be the same in the first field.

The next two fields (Block X; Block Y) are the size of the block in x and y-direction.

For block justify you have 3 options and that is for where the insertion point of the block should be placed. Standard justification is top right.

your options are as following

  • Top right
  • Top left
  • Bottom right

The visible is if you would like to have the block visible or not.

Attributes

There are a few attributes that can be used with this block.

attributes have to be written like in the tables below.

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When editing an attribute the Tag field is the attribute name from the tables below and the prompt is the description for the attribute if that is desired.

Attributes for all drawings

There are the attributes that can be used for all type of drawings.

AttributeDescription

FACTORY

 

PROJECT

 

DRAWING

 

TEXT_1

 

TEXT_2

 

TEXT_3

 

TEXT_4

 

TEXT_5

 

TEXT_6

 

DESIGNED_BY

 

DESIGNED_DATE

 

CHECKED_BY

 

APPROVED_BY

 

APPROVED_DATE

 

DRAWING_SCALE

 

DRAWING_SHEET

 

DRAWING_STATUS

 

PRELIMINARY_DATE

 

DRAWING_TYPE

 

DRAWING_REVISION

 

SALES_PROJECT 
PROJECT_MANAGER 

Attributes for all shop drawings

These attributes can be used for all types of shop drawings.

AttributeDescription

ELEMENT_MARK

 

STYLE

 

GROUP

 

ELEMENT_TYPE

 

ELEMENT_DESCRIPTION

 

PRODUCT

 

MATERIAL_CODE

Material code (not for a sandwich and double walls)

LENGTH

 

WIDTH

 

HEIGHT

 

MASS

 

MASS_T

 

MASS_KG

 

NET_AREA

 

GROSS_AREA

 

BOUNDING_BOX_AREA_M2

 

VOLUME, VOLUME_L

Volume in liters

VOLUME_M3

Volume in m3

IMP_MATERIAL_NAME

 

IMP_MATERIAL_DESCRIPTION

 

IMP_ELEMENT_THICKNESS

 

NO_PIECES

 

NO_PIECES_READY_FOR_PRODUCTION

 

FLOOR

 

BUILDING

 

PHASE

 

TRANSPORT_ID

 

ELEMENT_ID

 
ELEMENT_MARK_CHANGED_DATE 

Attributes for sandwich walls

These attributes are specifically for sandwich walls shop drawings.

AttributeDescription

VOLUME_INNER_PANEL

 

VOLUME_OUTER_PANEL

 

VOLUME_INNER_PANEL_L

 

VOLUME_OUTER_PANEL_L

 

VOLUME_INNER_PANEL_M3

 

VOLUME_OUTER_PANEL_M3

 

MASS_INNER_PANEL

 

MASS_OUTER_PANEL

 

MASS_INNER_PANEL_T

 

MASS_OUTER_PANEL_T

 

MASS_INNER_PANEL_KG

 

MASS_OUTER_PANEL_KG

 

VOLUME_INSULATION_M3

 

VOLUME_INSULATION_L

 

IMP_MATERIAL_NAME_INNER

 

IMP_MATERIAL_NAME_INSULATION

 

IMP_MATERIAL_NAME_OUTER

 

IMP_MATERIAL_DESCRIPTION_INNER

 

IMP_MATERIAL_DESCRIPTION_INSULATION

 

IMP_ELEMENT_THICKNESS_INSULATION

 

IMP_MATERIAL_DESCRIPTION_OUTER

 

The Block

The design of the block can almost be as you desire. Some of the attributes are from the listing above, these attributes are getting information from the database.
Other attributes in the block are from the specifications and are set in the template or on the individual drawings.

One thing that you have to be aware of is that the insert point of the attribute has to be inside of the block frame.

This is how the standard Strusoft block looks like in a drawing

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And here is the block itself

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In our block, there are only specification attributes and none of the attributes mentioned above.

You can download our block here.

 

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