Notes

Notes

Function for working with frequently-used notes

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CALL OPTIONS

  • ModPlus menu
  • ModPlus palette
  • AutoCAD ribbon
  • Command line: _mpNotes

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USING

The main window of the function contains three main parts: work with user notes, work with standard notes, settings

User

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When working with user notes, a note file must be specified. In the upper left corner there is a field displaying the current annotation file. To the right of the field are buttons for working with the file of user notes:

1.1 - open an existing notes file
1.2 - create a custom notes file

All notes are divided into sections. In the left part of the window there is a list of sections, in the right - a list of notes for the selected section. The controls for the corresponding list are above the lists. The section controls include

1.3 - delete the selected section. When you delete a section, all notes related to the section that you are deleting will also be deleted!

Note controls include:

1.4 - add a new note. A special window will open for adding a new note. This window is described below.
1.5 - add a note from the text. When this button is clicked, the function will switch to AutoCAD to select the text. The function supports adding a new note only from multi-line and single-line text. After specifying the text, a special window will open for adding a new note. This window is described below..
1.6 - edit the selected note. The button is active only when the note in the list is selected. A special window will open for editing the note. This window is described below..
1.3 - delete selected note

When adding or editing a note, a special window opens:

1.7

Choose a section - A drop-down list containing sections already added to the user notes file

or create new - text field in which you can specify a name for the new section. When specifying an existing section and specifying the name of a new one, preference is given to the new one. a new partition will be created

Text notes - text field containing the text of a new or edited note.

Standard

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Working with standard notes is similar to working with user notes except for the ability to add or remove notes from the database


Insertion

The lower part of the function window contains the elements for inserting the selected note:

Insert as MText - go to AutoCAD to select an insertion point:
Specify the insertion point:
Specify the insertion point. A new multi-line text with a custom width of 180 mm will be inserted.

Add to MText - go to AutoCAD to select existing multiline text:
Select multiline text:
In the selected multi-line text, a note will be added from the new line.

Text Height, Text Width and Text style - set the appropriate properties for the inserted text.

Settings

3.1 - opening/closing the departing field with settings

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Context menu for text - when setting a checkmark in the context menu of AutoCAD for multi-line and single-line text, the item MP:Save as a note is added. При нажатии на данный пункт будет открыто окно добавления нового примечания (описано выше).

Double click on a note - setting the corresponding action by double clicking the left mouse button on the note in the list

Working with the server - section, allowing you to work with the site server modplus.org. You can upload and download the user notes file to the server. To work with the server must be specified e-mail address in the plugin's settings. The address of the mail is required to identify the user on the server. It is recommended to use the address specified when registering on the site

Upload - upload the current specified user notes file to the server in your personal folder.

Download - download and install the user notes file from the server. In case there are more than two files of user notes on the server, a window will be displayed for selecting the file:

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