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By Keith JAW
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I wonder if Graphisoft would consider extending the functionality of 'Autotext' in Plotmaker.

Firstly, it would be really useful if the drawing name could contain more than 31 characters - most of our drawing names are longer than that (e.g. 'Detail at Junction of Brickwork and Zinc Cladding'), so we don't use this feature - but it would be really nice if we could. I think someone suggested a workaround - but that's just too complicated.

Secondly - how about a standard revision panel, linked to a 'Revision Number' field. I envisage a small database-like facility, with some user control over formatting on the page, with fields like: 'Ref', 'Date', 'Revision', and 'By(initials)'. If the 'Ref' field in the last record was linked to the 'Revision Number' field, then it would ensure that there was never a mismatch between the revision panel and the revision number - something that happens all too frequently, I'm afraid, when issuing updated drawings in a hurry.