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mekaneck

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I am using the @MANUAL_PAUSE command to select a part in the middle of one of my mapkeys. The problem is that I need to select that same part at two different points in my mapkey.



Is there a way to do this without pausing twice to select the same thing? Or is there a way to read one of the last lines in the current trail file and execute it?



Also, I would like this mapkey to make sure that my datum point tags are being displayed. I can only make a mapkey that toggles them; is there a way to make sure that they are displayed? This isn't extremely important, but it would be nice to do.
 

bp

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Insert in your config.pro the following:



display_point_tags = yes, and so you have what you want.



For the first question, I don't know.



bp
 

mekaneck

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I've already got display_point_tags in my config, but it won't help if I turn the tag display off at any time in my current session. I suppose I could make my mapkey reload my config, or better yet, just apply that option in the options dialog. I wonder if you can apply single config options with mapkeys... I'll have to look into that.



In response to ra_inder, I can't type in the part name, because what I am doing is turning on certain layers in a part, so I have my mapkey pause after I open the layer dialog and wait for me to tell it what to layer. Also, I'm looking for something quick, and most of the part names are ~15 alphanumeric chars.



I think I'll have to stick with selecting the part twice. Thanks for the ideas guys.
 

mekaneck

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It looks like the easy way to load config options on the fly is to make a config.pro file with just the options you want. Here's an explanation I found for anyone who is interested:







You can set toggle options to a defined state regardless of current setting.

This
 

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