Report all components belong to a specific Room Property in Expedition

Document created by joe_krolla on Oct 13, 2010
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Author (required): Nadia Ahmad


Platform/Format: VBScript


Use case description (required)

This script selects and highlights all components in the design that belong to a specific Room Property value entered by the user.  A .csv file is generated reporting all the components belong to that Room Property entered by the user.


  1. Download the script and rename the extension to .vbs
  2. Drag and Drop this script to the Expedition design.
  3. A prompt will appear asking the Room Name.
  4. All placed components belong to that room will be selected and highlighted.
  5. A .csv report is also generated indicating which refdes has this Room property assigned. 




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