XDATA (Express Tool)

Attaches extended object data (xdata) to a selected object.


You can view the xdata attached to objects with the XDLIST Express Tool.

Note: It is recommended that you standardize the xdata application names that you use.

Command: XDATA

Select object: Use an object selection method

Application name: Specify an application name for the xdata

[3Real/DIR/DISP/DIST/Hand/Int/LAyer/LOng/Pos/Real/SCale/STr/eXit] <eXit>: Enter an option


Application name An ASCII string up to 255 bytes long (group code 1000).
Layer A layer name (group code 1003).
Hand An object handle (group code 1005).
3Real 3 real numbers (group code 1010).
Pos A 3D World space position (group code 1011).
Disp A 3D World space displacement (group code 1012).
Dir A 3D World space direction (group code 1013).
Real A real number (group code 1040).
Dist A distance (group code 1041).
Scale A scale factor (group code 1042).
Int A 16-bit integer (group code 1070).
Long A 32-bit signed long integer (group code 1071).


This example attaches piping data to a line object.

Select object/<None>: Select a line

Enter Application name: Enter Myapp555-1212

MYAPP555-1212 new application.

3Real/DIR/DISP/DIST/Hand/Int/LAyer/LOng/Pos/Real/SCale/STr/<eXit>: Enter the ST option

ASCII string: Enter Sewer

3Real/DIR/DISP/DIST/Hand/Int/LAyer/LOng/Pos/Real/SCale/STr/<eXit>: Enter the I option

16-bit integer: Enter 4

3Real/DIR/DISP/DIST/Hand/Int/LAyer/LOng/Pos/Real/SCale/STr/<eXit>: Press Enter

The xdata is attached to the line.