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Linking a note in a sheet template to the first three letters of the file name

Question asked by Aaron Gradeen on Jun 18, 2014
Latest reply on Jun 19, 2014 by Deepak Gupta

Hi All,

  I'm looking for a shortcut to updating my drawing numbers located in the sheet layer as a note. Currently I have to go into each drawing, edit the sheet and make sure it is the correct drawing number. This isn't a huge deal but I think it could potentially be unnecessary since the name of the drawing file begins with the drawing number. For instance, the filename for the drawing shown below would be "D13 - PIVOT PLATE COMPONENTS". Is there any way to link the "D13" note in the drawing, which I am currently manually editing, to the first three positions in the string of the SW filename? Is there an alternate solution to this?