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

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  1. Turning object snap on/off within a macro.

    Hi all. I've written my first two macros. This one ^C^Cgrid on;;^C^Csnap on;;^C^Ccursorsize 100 turns the grid and snap on and expands the cursor. This one ^C^Cgrid off;;^C^Csnap...

    Started by Mirkin‎, 26th Feb 2015 04:35 pm
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    • Replies: 17
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    Yesterday 11:38 pm Go to last post
  2. Context menu options for editing x-refs

    Nestly- I have seem to lost my clipboard and my context menu options for editing x-refs. Any idea how to get this back?

    Started by jasonbro7‎, Yesterday 04:30 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 41
    Yesterday 06:37 pm Go to last post
  3. Custom Menu

    Hi All I've recently started a new job and the boss-man has a huge selection of blocks that are stored on the Z drive. He has some extra menus on his system (to the right of the help menu) which...

    Started by Mirkin‎, 20th Feb 2015 03:19 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 235
    Yesterday 03:00 am Go to last post
  4. Moved: Changing transparency

    Started by rafaelrafa10‎, 24th Feb 2015 05:04 pm
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    24th Feb 2015 09:32 pm Go to last post
  5. Sendkeys not recognized

    Hi Everyone, I am trying to get this script to work but I keep getting error messages that say sendkeys.vbs is an unknown variable this is the script select item.cid case 61, 4 ...

    Started by Fracture‎, 23rd Jan 2015 03:11 pm
    cadmep, fabrication, scripting, sendkeys, visual basic
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 364
    24th Feb 2015 02:45 am Go to last post
  6. Cui Help

    i want to start a new template (dwt) in the menu that i have created but everytime i click the menu command i have to press enter one more time to make it work, I know im missing something but I dont...

    Started by SanMiguel‎, 18th Feb 2015 10:05 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 187
    19th Feb 2015 03:03 pm Go to last post
  7. Embarrassed Autocad 2015 Express Tools - Manually Loading?

    For some reason the Express Tools were not loaded when they installed Autocad 2015. I guess the checkbox was overlooked among the tons of other stuff loaded. In days of old you could copy the...

    Started by ILoveMadoka‎, 18th Feb 2015 04:52 pm
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    2015, autocad, express tools
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 228
    18th Feb 2015 06:40 pm Go to last post
  8. Linetype macro with Linetype Scale

    I'm creating a macro for a linetype that has a ltscale of 0.5, but once the command is done I want it to revert to 1.0. This is what I have so far...

    Started by Fierce12‎, 13th Feb 2015 02:38 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    13th Feb 2015 08:02 pm Go to last post
  9. Or Statement Not Working

    I've made this script to adjust the extensions on our rectangular transition ducts but it doesn't want to work for me. Everything is fine if I keep it simple and leave out the " Or "Ductmate 35" "...

    Started by Fracture‎, 11th Feb 2015 12:20 pm
    cadmep, or statement, script, scripting, troubleshooting
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 212
    13th Feb 2015 12:44 pm Go to last post
  10. Design tools will not load

    ACA 2015, when I try to open/load design tools I get Unknown command " design" Press F1 for help, I have tried repair, re-install of program as well as unload/load customizations (aca cuix, acad...

    Started by JONJON1‎, 11th Feb 2015 10:37 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 145
    11th Feb 2015 10:37 pm Go to last post
  11. Question Need help decipher existing unfolding script

    Hello. Our small business just lost to cancer a very valuable member. He was the only one who did the drawings in AutoCAD R13 (DOS) and unfortunately he got ill so sudden and quick that he didn't...

    Started by vanowm‎, 6th Feb 2015 01:29 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    6th Feb 2015 02:23 pm Go to last post
  12. Cool Copying toolbars/commands from one profile into another.

    My department uses an AutoCAD profile that is primarily 2D drafting. Other departments use a full Civil 3D AutoCAD profile with more bells and whistles. I have a list of items that I want to add to...

    Started by nrschmid‎, 3rd Feb 2015 08:27 pm
    "autocad profile"
    • Replies: 1
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    4th Feb 2015 02:35 am Go to last post
  13. Smile New coder needing help! I have cookies

    Hi everyone, When I'm working on a project I currently need to download a compressed DWGs folders online and store it into a project folder I setup. From there I unzip the folder, open up each...

    Started by oakabogie89‎, 28th Jan 2015 07:02 pm
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    3rd Feb 2015 12:18 am Go to last post
  14. macro for scale shoe size

    hi All Kindly need your support to help me get macro developed by VBA in Autocad 2010, its function make scal for shoe size from imported image, as described in below link....

    Started by Basem‎, 28th Jan 2015 08:42 pm
    • Replies: 0
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  15. How to set default path to .scr files on startup of AutoCAD

    Hi there, I have a question how to set a default path where AutoCAD searches for .scr files, eventually how to set this path automatically on start-up? I want just to make a button with command...

    Started by fondracek‎, 16th Jan 2015 12:44 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    16th Jan 2015 01:29 pm Go to last post
  16. Question Why is my AutoCAD-saved pdf file showing furry solid-hatched logo?

    I am using AutoCAD 2015. I use solid hatch to fill in my logo. However, it shows very furry lines around the logo when I export it to pdf file. When I print the file, the logo looks fine. Just when I...

    Started by junehe‎, 30th Dec 2014 03:30 pm
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    • Replies: 27
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    16th Jan 2015 02:02 am Go to last post
  17. HELP:Advise on script to insert block to multiple drawings with more than 1 layout

    I needed to insert a block into many drawings at the same location. After some study, I am able to run this script with scriptpro. ATTREQ 1 ATTDIA 0 -INSERT "*d:\new block.dwg"...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 7th Jan 2015 01:39 pm
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    • Replies: 20
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    11th Jan 2015 12:41 am Go to last post
  18. New Override key

    G'day felas, I want to make new override keys. What I found in the documentation was an explanation of how to put macros in up and down key states. The explanation is no good to me. I know how to...

    Started by del1‎, 30th Dec 2014 10:59 pm
    • Replies: 0
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  19. Button survey data collection

    Hi guys, I've created a button to survey data in autocad civil 3d 2015. But the text isn't show the ribbon. Anybody Can help me please?

    Started by Madruga_SP‎, 30th Dec 2014 05:42 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    30th Dec 2014 06:06 pm Go to last post
  20. Expression help

    A while back, I created a profile grid block to be inserted into paperspace. The idea is that I can use it to display the grid on plan and profile sheets instead of the Civil 3D profile grid. It...

    Started by adrath‎, 23rd Dec 2014 03:23 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    23rd Dec 2014 03:23 pm Go to last post
  21. How to make a good looking Icon

    how would I go about making a good looking custom Icon for my tooblar/ribbons? When I try to do it in the ACAD editor it's looks pretty crappy. Do you do it in photoshop and scale down? I've tried...

    Started by guitarguy1685‎, 18th Dec 2014 11:34 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    22nd Dec 2014 05:49 pm Go to last post
  22. HELP: command to change the VP lineweight from the -layer command?

    what will be the command to change the VP lineweight from the -layer command? I cam stuck here: Enter an option : Thanks

    Started by vernonlee‎, 1st Dec 2014 09:19 am
    • Replies: 3
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    19th Dec 2014 01:30 am Go to last post
  23. macro code help plz

    Hi, I'm looking to add a custom toolbar button that will thaw Layer 1, make Layer 1 current and ensure drawing colour is set to ByLayer atm i have ^C^C_-layer T "Layer 1";;^C^C_-layer _S...

    Started by mikekmx‎, 12th Dec 2014 10:47 am
    • Replies: 5
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    13th Dec 2014 04:29 pm Go to last post
  24. Macro - Copy & Paste Block

    Hello Fellow Cadists, Can some please let me know where I’m going wrong with this macro. I thought it would be simple but it doesn’t quite work. The macro attempts to orientate the UCS to...

    Started by JWhelp‎, 21st Oct 2014 02:24 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    12th Dec 2014 07:03 pm Go to last post
  25. Unique Construction Line Color

    I use a the XLine command frequently when I draft to temporarily define some geometry, and then I Erase the construction lines shortly thereafter. Recently, I’ve been wondering if there is a way to...

    Started by bgonner‎, 10th Dec 2014 11:39 pm
    construction line, cui, customization
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 397
    11th Dec 2014 05:26 pm Go to last post

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