titleblock infomation

Would you enter title block information as a preformatted block with attributes, a preformatted block with just text and explode it if you need
to edit, or just enter the information as text? Also, what about standard notes, revision information and BOM?
Bob
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One more thing ,would you draw the title block for each drawing, insert it as block or insert it as an xref?
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I use both sometimes... there is NO standard way. Just what seems to work for you (IMHO).
Also, what about standard notes, revision information and BOM? I have a block for Revisions as it is (for me) just Rev. #, Date and Revision Description. So attributes work.

Again (for me), I use both... If I have a Revision change for ALL drawings, a Block is more useful (especially if you have a lot of drawings). But If I issue ONE drawing, then I usually insert a block for that drawing.
Just no set way from my point of view...
Regards,
BruceF
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Our titleblocks are all xref drawings. I can't tell you the number of projects whose title changes 1/2 hour before the pdf's are to be made and sent for printing. For us, it saves a lot of time and headache and everything looks the same from one drawing to the next.
On the xref drawing itself: project name, address, project number - there could be several, ie: clients proj. number, arch's proj number and our project number. Date of issue. Logos. Things of that nature.
Items unique to a drawing, but part of the titleblock: Drawing number, sometimes a drawing file name. The sheet title: Floor Plan - Electrical, Plumbing isometrics, etc. Initials of who worked on the drawing. And also revision notations, because each drawing may be revised at a different time.
That is what we do and the why of it. Think it through and use what is most convenient and consistent for your line of work.
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