I have a macro ffe_data with this: [Evaluate / None]
ffe_house = "24.0' FFE NAVD88"
ffe_2nd_Floor = "23.5' FFE NAVD88"
ffe_garage = "23.9' FFE NAVD88"
ffe_porch_1 = "23.5' FFE NAVD88"
ffe_porch_2 = "23.5' FFE NAVD88"
ffe_stoop = "23.5' FFE NAVD88"
ffe_grade_1 = "22.5' FFE NAVD88"
ffe_grade_2 = "22.5' FFE NAVD88"
I want to use rtext to display th value of ffe_garage.
What is the syntax to display the value of that variable?
PS I think someone already told me how years ago but I must have forgotten.
I am new to Chief but so far I love it. Far better than my previous software. So far, the only problem that I have had is using macros to create a custom label for cabinets.
All I am trying to do is get chief's labels to match my manufacture nomenclature. I know I could manually change it on every cabinet, but that seems like to much work and honestly a waste of time. So could someone give me some help. Either a bit of a guide on custom macros and some recourses and documentation (which I, for the life of myself, can't find), or maybe a working-ish or example macro.
Some examples:(chief nomenclature, needed nomenclature)
Thanks in advance for the help! And if I didn't give enough information or if there is a better way to go about this, please let me know.
Oh, almost forgot. I am running Interiors x14.
I'm working on a 4 unit and 5 unit condo project.
After spending forever and a half adjusting the ceiling heights for the stepped units. I'm now having a hard time getting Chief to understand that they are "separate buildings". I just want the total areas, and the schedules to think of each unit as separate buildings. Right now it groups the entire floor area. Is there anyway to do this? Some way I can get Chief to see the individual units as separate buildings? Or am I whistlin dixie?
I'm using Premier x12
Thanks for your help
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What can you do if NOTHING happens when you try to "insert macro" in a rich text box?
In most (but not all, apparently) dialogue boxes, I'm prompted with a whole slew of options to select from and they get inserted directly into my text box. But right now I'm working in a Layout template - on the Page 0 - and I'm inserting rich text and the insert macro option does absolutely nothing.
I've looked for a list of text macros so I could type them in manually as "%whatever.whatever%" but can't seem to find any such list on the WWW.
Fairly new to Chief so would appreciate any help out there!
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