DriveWorks Pro 17: Change The Display Units Of Predefined Measurement Text Boxes [send feedback...]

Change The Display Units Of Predefined Measurement Text Boxes

This Specification Task will change the display units of a predefined measurement text box (or boxes).

This Task makes use of the Tag property that can be set for certain controls in DriveWorks. For more information about Tags see the Tag article in the Help File.


Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
TagThe name of the control tag to use (if no tag is used, all measurement text boxes will have their display units changed).
MRound MultiplierThe value that will be used as the multiplier of a MRound calculation when changing the display units (leaving as 0 results in no rounding). To learn more about this see MRound Function.
Display UnitsThe new display units for the measurement text box (must be Feet, Inches, Meters, Millimeters, FT, IN, M or MM).


When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Tag"M12"M12This is the Tag that you have set for the Measurement Text Box Control.
MRound Multiplier"2"2This will round the value to the nearest multiple of the given MRound Multiplier. In this case it would be the nearest multiple of 2.
Display Units"FT"FTThis will change the display units to Feet

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