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oisink
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#21-Nov-16 20:13

Hi all

I'm trying to preserve and then set label attributes in code. I store the label attributes in the table of the parent drawing. I then retrieve them and set labels. All works except for positioning of those labels, i.e. labels(i).Geom, where I have dragged the label away from its default location. I try to re-position the labels using the code below. Label.Geom does not update, but the code does not throws an error. I think it should be read/write. Can anyone spot what I'm doing wrong?

Sub Main

    Set lbls = document.componentset("my labels").LabelSet

    For i = 0 To lbls.Count - 1

 lbls(i).Geom.Center.X = lbls(i).Link.Record.Data("lblx")

 lbls(i).Geom.Center.Y = lbls(i).Link.Record.Data("lbly")

    Next

End Sub

Regards

Oisin

tjhb

7,293 post(s)
#21-Nov-16 21:05

I just tested and yes, that doesn't work.

Try just setting the Label.Center property (a point), not Label.Center.X and .Y.

The easiest way to do that is to store the adjusted Geom, rather than its X and Y values.

Then e.g.

lbls(i).Geom.Center = lbls(i).Link.Record.Data("lblGeom").Center

[You could also do

lbls(i).Geom.Center = lbls(i).Link.Record.Data("lblPoint")

if you wanted to save the .Center of the geom.]

That does work.

[Corrected.]

oisink
360 post(s)
#21-Nov-16 21:26

Many thanks Tim

Oisin

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