How is a list created using 'User:...'?
Software:Autodesk Advance Concrete
Question:How is a list created using 'User:...'?
There are many situations when the user wants to create a customized list that meets the project requirements.
To create the list, the attribute used is: < User:... >. A list can be created only in the "List Generator" that can be found in Start => All Programs => Graitec => Advance Concrete 2010 => List Generator.
The new window that opens contains the "List" toolbar.
Create the shape of the list using the "line" command of AutoCAD.
For this example we'll use a simple list that evaluates the weight and quantity of the reinforcement.
Select text or type "Mtext" on the command line and enter the titles of the columns.
Open a text box in "1". To add the attributes in the list, type, for example, "label" in the text box. Then from the List toolbar choose "Add a variable to the list".
A window that contains multiple attributes will appear. If the attribute you need is not in the list you can select "Others" and choose from the list that appears. After selecting "OK" the attribute overwrites "label". To center the text arrange it with the grip points (the blue arrows).
Repeat the same steps for the remaining columns.
In the "Total Number" section we will use the user defined attribute "< User:...... >". The multiplication factor refers to the total number of bars/elements in the model. This way you will use this list not just for one element but also for the entire structure.
For the list to be correctly applied you need to declare the header, body and depending on the case the sub-header footer or sub-footer. Select the part you want to be the header and the part you want to be the body of the list.
The customized list is ready to be used.
If the attribute is defined with "< User:.... >" each list's attribute can be manually modified when the list it applied. This can be done by entering the list's properties and typing, in this case, the value of the multiplication factor.
The applied list will look like this: