Original Article Date: Sep 27, 2007
With thanks to Rob McCartney for this VBA utility which is mini text editor allowing you to grab and input text strings from the active design file.
Download 316.zip and extract stanza.mvba from the zip file.Place the mvba in the folder pointed to by MS_VBASEARCHDIRECTORIESKeyin vba load stanza to load the project, or...Configure MS_VBAAUTOLOADPROJECTS to automatically load the mvba project upon startup.Keyin vba run [stanza]main to run the macro, or...Place the keyin on a function key or custom button for quick and easy access.Once launched, you can build a new sentences either by typing in your own text or selecting text strings from the design file via the Select button. The selected text strings will then be appended to the existing string in the editor. To place the text, select the Place button. Note that new text should inherit the existing Text Style although there is a known issue where it may not. This will be corrected in a future release.
This program is supplied as is. This program does not come with support. AskInga, Bentley Systems Inc., and the author of the program assumes no liability for damages direct, indirect, or consequential, which may result from the use of this program. Use this program at your own risk.
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