JNWArchitect

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Is it possible to import data via a .CSV (or other) file directly into Chief Macros.

I'd like to use my FileMaker database to input the client / project data into existing and/or user-created macros within the drawing.

(i.e.: Client/Project name address, APN, Jurisdiction, etc.)

Is it done through Chief or is that something that RUBY would be good for?

Thanks,

 

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I've done it for another user several times using Ruby macros to read the csv file.

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That is what i was afraid of... :-)

How difficult is RUBY to learn? I have a smidgen of current  'programming' skills.

[I did take a bunch of now worthless programming classes in college in the mid-80's, but nothing applicable today! ($ well spent :-) )]

Are there online courses, books, training etc.?

Thanks for all the great support. I read a lot of the questions on here and you two seem to consistently come through for folks. Appreciate it!

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