How do I append a prefix to element labels based on a selection set of elements?

Applies To 
Product(s): WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, HAMMER, StormCAD, SewerCAD, SewerGEMS, CivilStorm
Version(s): 10.00.xx.xx, 08.11.xx.xx
Area:  Output and Reporting
Original Author: Mark Pachlhofer, Bentley Technical Support Group

Problem

How do I append a prefix to element labels based on a selection set of elements?

 

Steps to Accomplish

  1. Select all the elements you want in your selection set on the drawing pane while holding down the control button or by using the following options found in this wiki TechNote
  2. With the elements in your selection set highlighted in the drawing go to View > FlexTables and right click on the FlexTable that you are going to open the selection based on then choose "Open on Selection"

  3. Right-click on the grey Label field column header in the FlexTable and choose the "Relabel" option

   4. Change the 'Relabel Operation' to "Append" and enter either the prefix or a suffix to be appended. Click "Ok" when you are done. 

   5. Repeat these steps for each group of elements you need to append a label to

See Also

Sorting and relabeling a flextable based on upstream-downstream order

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