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"Please Enter a Number" when Modifying Text


Sometimes when attempting to modify the layer or color of text an error box appears after selecting the text, saying "please enter a number".
This happens with either the _ENTPROP or _DDEDIT command.


Some variables in the drawing file which control label precision have been changed and will cause this message when they are set too high.

In the command line, type:

And set it to 4
New current value for LUPREC (0 to 8) <8>: 4

then type:

And set it to 4
New current value for AUPREC (0 to 8) <8>: 4

This is a drawing setting, so may need to be changed for more than one drawing.  To make the change permanent save it as part of your template.

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  1. James Johnston

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