shrug-l: System Variable in Annotation

Sykes, John John.Sykes at dep.state.fl.us
Tue Feb 28 10:04:12 EST 2006


Does anyone here know how you can include a system variable, such as the file
name or today's date, last modified date, etc. in a layout annotation (I keep
forgetting to update the "Revised:" dates on my ?/&@?$!**@%*^ printed maps).
I've pretty well mastered modifying labels using Visual Basic scripts, but
the same techniques don't appear to work on text annotations.  I tried using
VB scripts, but all the script delineators I tried printed out literally
(e.g., single quotes, double quotes, left & right brackets, etc.).

-- John

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