Changes globally the attribute values for all instances of a selected block
With GATTE, you can specify a block by selecting it or by specifying its name, and you can specify an attribute by selecting it or by entering its tag name.
After specifying a new value for one of the attributes, it replaces all values with the same attribute tag name.
How to use Gatte Command in ActCAD:
Manages the attribute definitions for blocks in the current drawing
You can edit the attribute definitions in blocks, remove attributes from blocks, and change the order in which you are prompted for attribute values when inserting a block.
Attributes of the selected block are displayed in the attribute list. By default, Tag, Prompt, Default, Mode, and Annotative attribute properties are displayed in the attribute list. For each selected block, a description below the attribute list identifies the number of its instances in the current drawing and in the current layout.
You can specify which attribute properties you want displayed in the list by choosing Settings.
Double-click an attribute to display the Edit Attribute dialog box, where you can modify attribute properties.
You can use your cursor to select a block from the drawing area. When you choose Select Block, the dialog box closes until you select a block from the drawing or you cancel by pressing ESC.
If you modify attributes of a one block and then select a new block before saving the changes of attributes you made, you are prompted to save the changes before selecting another block.Block
Lists all block definitions in the current drawing that have attributes. Select the block whose attributes you want to modify.List of Attributes
Displays the properties of each attribute in the selected block.Tag
Displays the identifier assigned to the attribute.Prompt
Displays the text for the prompt that is displayed when you insert the block.Default
Displays the default value assigned to the attribute when you insert the block.Modes
Reports the total number of instances of the selected block in the current drawing.Blocks Found in Current Space
Reports the number of instances of the selected block in the current model space or layout.Sync
Updates all instances of the selected block with the attribute properties currently defined. This does not affect any values assigned to attributes in each block.Move Up
Moves the selected attribute tag earlier in the prompt sequence. The Move Up button is not available when a constant attribute is selected.Move Down
Moves the selected attribute tag later in the prompt sequence. The Move Down button is not available when a constant attribute is selected.Edit
Opens the Edit Attribute dialog box, where you can modify attribute properties.Delete
Deletes the selected attribute from the block definition. If Apply Changes to Existing References is selected in the Settings dialog box before you choose Delete, the attribute is deleted from all instances of the block in the current drawing. The Delete button is not available for blocks with only one attribute.Settings
Opens the Block Attribute Settings dialog box, where you can customize how attribute information is listed in the Block Attribute Manager.Apply
It will applies the changes you have made and leaves the dialog box open.
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