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Forum: The CUI, Hatches, Linetypes, Scripts & Macros

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  1. HELP: How to get plotter "\\PLOTSTN2\hp500ps" to work/recognize in a macro script?

    I currently using macro script to facilitate quicker printing. eg, ^C^C-plot;Y;;DWG To PDF.pc3;ISO full bleed A0 (841.00 x 1189.00 MM);m;Landscape;N;W;\\1=1;C;Y;SIACAD_rev.ctb;Y;N;N;N;;Y;Y; The...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 11th May 2015 06:44 am
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  2. Help with custom hatch pattern

    I am trying to create a hatch pattern to match a wall tile that a client is using. The tile is 8x16 and it has a 6" offset bond (meaning the 2nd row of tile is offset 6" from the original tile, with...

    Started by beardking‎, 8th Jun 2015 06:00 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    9th Jun 2015 04:28 pm Go to last post
  3. Macro for Rotate Objects

    Please correct this Macro for "Rotate objects" not working ^C^C_ro;\\;R;\@;p;

    Started by sivapathasunderam‎, 6th Jun 2015 02:19 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    6th Jun 2015 05:58 pm Go to last post
  4. Moving a block to origin with reference to it's insertion point

    SOLVED (06/02/2015): Hello, I am looking to move a block and it's surrounding objects all to origin with reference to the block insertion point.

    Started by Losinski‎, 11th May 2015 07:00 pm
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  5. View Change

    I have some macros that will set the view to 0,0 once completed out of nowhere. Some of these are macros that I've used for some time with no problem. All "View change" commands within the...

    Started by Nobull84‎, 2nd Jun 2015 11:13 am
    • Replies: 5
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    2nd Jun 2015 02:15 pm Go to last post
  6. Lisp:real in expression

    Hello, It's my first with you, I am a beginner :) I programmed this lisp to create text (X, Y) where Y is a value that must consider a real value (PC) and I transform it to a string with the rtos...

    Started by LASSAADTH‎, 29th May 2015 08:19 am
    • Replies: 2
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    29th May 2015 01:49 pm Go to last post
  7. Addition in commandline while in command

    Hi all, Is this possible. I was wanting to say stretch a wall in brick dimensions so would it be possible to type the equivalent of '225*9' (which doesn't work) while in the stretch command to...

    Started by 3dwannab‎, 27th May 2015 09:58 am
    brick, calculate, stretch action
    • Replies: 8
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    28th May 2015 10:20 pm Go to last post
  8. Love Missing some shortcut commands

    Hello everyone, I'm a newbie in our forum, and I'm from Vietnam. I've got a problem: Some shortcut commands in my Autocad 2007 are missing. For example, I have to type cp ( instead of Co, or C) to...

    Started by chienpham‎, 22nd Apr 2015 02:29 am
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    27th May 2015 09:27 am Go to last post
  9. HELP: How to draft macro scripts to on/off/thaw/frozen xref layers

    ^C^C-LA;off;*;y;on;A-_ANOTREVN_E-;^C^CThis is an example of the macro script to isolate certain layers. How do i draft it for xrefs layers?

    Started by vernonlee‎, 21st May 2015 06:59 am
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    22nd May 2015 07:36 am Go to last post
  10. How can i make a ITM have a command

    I am a pipe drafter using FabMEP15 when I need a fitting we have ITM button Menu where I can use my mouse to select the fitting ITM that I need. Instead of selecting the Fitting itm icon...

    Started by AutoCAD Gaming‎, 19th May 2015 10:47 pm
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    20th May 2015 03:55 pm Go to last post
  11. Auto hatch after closing a polyline

    Hi, Is is possible to hatch a box automatically when using PL. I want to be able to trace around an object and soon as I close the PL it will hatch. all help appreciated,

    Started by keiths‎, 18th May 2015 01:55 am
    • Replies: 3
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    19th May 2015 10:41 pm Go to last post
  12. set all file dialog box start-in location as the current drawing path

    Hi how to set all file dialog box start-in location as the current drawing path? for example, to xattach an xref, the start-in folder is the local Documents folder, than i need to make my way to...

    Started by samifox‎, 18th May 2015 02:56 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    18th May 2015 06:09 pm Go to last post
  13. How to replace text attribute value using -ATTEDIT regardles of existing value?

    I intend to use -ATTEDIT as a macro script. How to replace text attribute value (or string) in a block using -ATTEDIT regardless of its existing value? The current attribute value are all...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 30th Apr 2015 07:03 am
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  14. What veriable store the current path of the opened drawing?

    Hi i want to be able to open the recent directory from within acad. Thanks S

    Started by samifox‎, 18th May 2015 10:21 am
    • Replies: 3
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    18th May 2015 02:48 pm Go to last post
  15. acad.pgp

    hi regarding to acad.pgp. it has two applications , 1. mapping aliases to autcad commands 2. passing commands and parameters to the OS i want to talk about the second ,

    Started by samifox‎, 17th May 2015 10:37 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    18th May 2015 12:46 pm Go to last post
  16. quick question : fillet macro

    Hi, Could someone correct this please. I have tried many variations but cannot get a macro to fillet all the corners of a polyline to (in this case) 400mm radius. It keeps invoking the Pan command ...

    Started by mikekmx‎, 15th May 2015 01:01 pm
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    15th May 2015 05:19 pm Go to last post
  17. Is there a system variable to control the display of polyline widths?

    Is there a system variable to control the display of polyline widths? Due to my work, there is a bunch of existing polylines with different widths that i need to adjust (but not the width) so I...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 12th May 2015 11:42 am
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  18. HELP: How to redefine a block (within a drawing) using macro script

    This is the setup DRAWING 1 (saved in c:\template) contains Block A, Block B, Block C & Block D DRAWING 2 (saved in d:\) contains Block A, Block B & Block C (I HAVE ADDED c:\template to...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 13th May 2015 01:28 pm
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    13th May 2015 06:53 pm Go to last post
  19. Is it possible to create this linetype in AutoCad?

    Hello, I have trying to create this linetype for couple of days with no success. If anyone can help me it would save me great amount of time. So the line should have dots on both ends, and line...

    Started by Kevin Malone‎, 30th Apr 2015 11:59 am
    • Replies: 7
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    13th May 2015 11:46 am Go to last post
  20. Logitec G13 Profiles For Autocad

    Just a quick one, has anyone ever used the Logitec G13 gaming pad for 2d Autocad commands? if so i don't suppose you fancy sharing a profile

    Started by jaycopes‎, 11th May 2015 01:48 pm
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  21. Unhappy Custom Linetype that incorporates shape

    Hello: I'm trying to create a line type that basically needs to look just like the pic below (a ladder type pattern). I was unable to do as just a linetype so thought I would try with the use...

    Started by Proctor‎, 30th Apr 2015 09:30 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    7th May 2015 10:00 am Go to last post
  22. all of my custom hatch patterns have disappeared... now what?

    I have NO EARTHLY CLUE what I have done now to lose all of my custom hatch patterns. I keep digging into the Autocad files on my comp and can only find one .pat file. Any ideas or suggestions...

    Started by MAREBER‎, 20th Feb 2015 03:34 pm
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  23. Panels in custom tabs not displaying in correct order

    Hi all, I have created many custom panels that I have placed on custom tabs for all the commands we use. I am however having a problem where 2 panels do not appear in the order I have them in the...

    Started by woodman78‎, 28th Apr 2015 03:55 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    29th Apr 2015 09:30 am Go to last post
  24. Question menus in ribbons?

    I didn't think this was possible, but I have this in my civil 3d ribbon. The points just seems to point to a menu item, so how did they do this?

    Started by therealjd‎, 27th Apr 2015 03:52 pm
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    28th Apr 2015 11:24 am Go to last post
  25. Mosaic Hatch pattern

    does anyone have a Mosaic Hatch pattern to share as per the image below ?

    Started by nod684‎, 24th Apr 2015 08:39 am
    • Replies: 1
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    25th Apr 2015 03:46 am Go to last post

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