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

This forum is for all customizations that do not involve programming. Tips, tutorials and questions on working with the Ribbon are welcome.

  1. 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
    • Replies: 8
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  2. 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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  3. 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: 5
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    23rd Jan 2015 06:41 pm Go to last post
  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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
  7. 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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  8. 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
  9. 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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  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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
  14. 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
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    11th Dec 2014 05:26 pm Go to last post
  15. Question Rulesurf in a script file

    First post so cut me some slack if this isn't in the right spot! I have software that creates a script file and essentially dumps circles into AutoCad. The manual part is using rulesurf to connect...

    Started by askiffy05‎, 8th Dec 2014 08:35 pm
    circles, rulesurf, script
    • Replies: 1
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    8th Dec 2014 08:41 pm Go to last post
  16. put format n ribbon

    hello, i went to cui and format is not on my ribbon. i need to edit points a lot. everyone else has format shown except for me. I do know about pdmode any help is appreciated tnx

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 25th Nov 2014 10:15 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    4th Dec 2014 10:57 pm Go to last post
  17. Accoreconsole and Diesel expresions

    Hi, I run a batch files with Autocad coreconsole. I use Diesel expressions in my VP to have list of XREFS. When I run accoreconsole.exe and I publish my files, I can't show my XREF List. I...

    Started by pouicpouic‎, 3rd Dec 2014 10:20 am
    • Replies: 2
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    3rd Dec 2014 03:48 pm Go to last post
  18. HOW TO suppress FILTER window ??

    Hello all readers, New to all this and not very knowledgable when it comes to lisp, macros etc.... but appreciate their awesome power and have managed to *******ise (please excuse the language)...

    Started by coombsie111‎, 29th Nov 2014 12:10 am
    • Replies: 4
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    30th Nov 2014 08:59 am Go to last post
  19. HELP: LISP to delete all text, mte & leaders (including within blocks & nested block)


    Started by vernonlee‎, 27th Nov 2014 02:16 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    28th Nov 2014 06:41 am Go to last post
  20. HELP: What is the command for plot preview using -plot command?

    I am using macro for -plot ^C^C-plot;Y;;DWG To PDF.pc3;ISO full bleed A0 (841.00 x 1189.00 MM);m;Landscape;N;L;1=1;0.00,0.00;Y;SIACAD_rev Hardcopy.ctb;Y;N;N;N;;Y;;^C^C_close; What is the...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 26th Nov 2014 04:25 am
    • Replies: 5
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    28th Nov 2014 03:22 am Go to last post
  21. Change Text Justification, Keep Same Anchor Point

    I use JUSTIFYTEXT command every day, and I love it. It allows to change the grip point but keep the text where it is. But I have come across one occasion where I want to change the justification...

    Started by YZ‎, 2nd Sep 2014 09:32 am
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  22. Help Creating a Macro for Wiring Schematics

    I'd like to create a macro that can create a crossover when I have two wires crossing one another. Basically it will turn this: | | ----|----- | |

    Started by jaredlauer‎, 7th Nov 2014 10:20 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    20th Nov 2014 03:13 am Go to last post
  23. Date stamp

    I would like to create a toolbar button that when clicked, it puts the current date in a large font in defpoints layer on my drawing. I looked up and found that if you enter this: %<\AcVar Date...

    Started by davidlowery‎, 27th Oct 2014 10:35 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    19th Nov 2014 03:17 pm Go to last post
  24. Replacing CUI (acad.cuix) on 2nd PC - toolbar icons corrupt

    Hi, I have an issue when replacing the 'acad.cuix' on a 2nd PC with my existing one. To do this I literally replace the file on the C:\ drive. I've tried loading my custom file into the CUI but I...

    Started by SAFeSTeR‎, 18th Nov 2014 03:54 pm
    acad.cuix, cui icons, cuix, toolbar, toolbars
    • Replies: 3
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    19th Nov 2014 01:47 pm Go to last post
  25. Unhappy replace F3, F8 keys

    Hello. I´ve read a thread about it but I wasn´t able to replace F3 and F8 keys. First try: replacing F8 for "1" key. When I type "1" it does not appear on field, so I assume CAD does not accept it...

    Started by kfir31‎, 8th Nov 2014 03:00 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 712
    19th Nov 2014 02:34 am Go to last post

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