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  1. Add multiline text with Attedit

    Hi I have a template and there are 3 blocks with text 1000, 1001, 1002 With a script, I can change them with attedit to the numbers I want. However, one off them i need to change to: To...

    Started by rohgahh‎, Yesterday 04:05 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    Yesterday 04:05 pm Go to last post
  2. A non lisp way to populate a table with contents of text objects?

    I'm prototyping a faster way to tabulate window heights on survey diagrams. We measure tops and bottoms of windows, but then show them in plan view. Our drafties currently type the heights into...

    Started by YZ‎, Yesterday 07:34 am
    • Replies: 1
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    Yesterday 08:17 am Go to last post
  3. HELP: How to continue a different command in a Macro script after user selection

    I use this macro script to run a series of commands The commands are:- 1) Zoom to a view location (run from a script) 2) Move objects to a fix distance (through a LISP) base on user selection ...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 13th Nov 2015 06:54 am
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    • Replies: 10
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    23rd Nov 2015 10:20 pm Go to last post
  4. Macro problem

    I created a macro to speed up a piping process. It has been working fine, though today it is coming back with a different interpretation for '_layer;Set'. Once 'set' is entered it is returning an...

    Started by dkeran‎, 17th Nov 2015 09:34 am
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    • Replies: 22
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    23rd Nov 2015 10:15 pm Go to last post
  5. Custom name for a color?

    So much like there are names for Red, Yellow, Blue, etc. I want to know if I can make a custom name for a specific color. Our company logo is the color (112,0,0) and we're switching to using that...

    Started by jjatho‎, 16th Nov 2015 10:23 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    23rd Nov 2015 04:48 pm Go to last post
  6. hatch pattern error, Missing parameter on line ***

    I hope I am posting this on the right forum. I keep getting kicked out of the webpage and I have written this post 3 times so hopefully I don't miss any information writing it again. I have an...

    Started by squareknees‎, 17th Nov 2015 09:20 pm
    error, hatch pattern issues
    • Replies: 2
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    19th Nov 2015 06:07 pm Go to last post
  7. Load CUIX for Multi-Users

    I have created a .cuix file that I would like to apply to AutoCAD2015 for each user on the network, so that I do not have to log in under each name and manually transfer in the CUI one at a time. So...

    Started by ahrjey‎, 9th Nov 2015 07:55 pm
    autoload, cui, lisp, script
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 285
    18th Nov 2015 04:19 pm Go to last post
  8. error in hatch pattern "Missing parameter on line 21619"

    I hope I am posting this on the correct forum. I am having an issue with a custom hatch pattern. not one that I made. I found it on a website where you can share custom lisp routines and hatch...

    Started by squareknees‎, 17th Nov 2015 09:09 pm
    error, hatch pattern issues, missing parameter
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 129
    18th Nov 2015 04:47 am Go to last post
  9. message box when close file

    Hello, I'm a new user about autocad and new user about this Forum. I try use VB and CAD...:cry: Is there a solution for my problem in object? i just write code for MSGBOX: Dim Variabile As...

    Started by sarox85‎, 13th Nov 2015 03:20 am
    autocad, macro, msgbox, vba
    • Replies: 1
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    13th Nov 2015 10:17 am Go to last post
  10. Point Filter Macro

    I am trying to make a macro that will expedite having to use point filters. My main goal is for when I have a feature line selected and I want to move a PI using the grips, but I want the elevation...

    Started by broncos15‎, 5th Nov 2015 06:23 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    6th Nov 2015 03:32 pm Go to last post
  11. Quicker way to combine a few macro script commands buttons into a adhoc routine

    Some of the work i do are quite repetitive so I usually do this:- 1) go to CUI 2) search through all the individual macro script commands I need & copy out the text & paste them in a notepad &...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 1st Oct 2015 06:43 am
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    • Replies: 30
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    23rd Oct 2015 01:30 am Go to last post
  12. Question System Variable for "Display Plot Styles"?

    I was wondering if there was a sysvar for the "Display Plot Styles" checkbox in Page Setup so I could do a little customizing of my own. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!! 8)

    Started by tzframpton‎, 5th Dec 2011 09:58 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    22nd Oct 2015 05:26 pm Go to last post
  13. AutoLISP Command to limit arc length along x-axis

    Hi, I am looking for a way of limiting the length of an arc (using AutoLISP), that has a set center point and a set radius, along the x-axis?

    Started by geo1595‎, 14th Oct 2015 01:24 pm
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    • Replies: 13
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    19th Oct 2015 03:46 pm Go to last post
  14. -WBLOCK Command from Command Line?

    Has anyone ever had success using the command lind version of WBLOCK, -WBLOCK when calling it from a macro. First I have to switch FileDia to 0, no problem. I then want to nominate a path and...

    Started by YZ‎, 8th Sep 2015 08:51 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,113
    19th Oct 2015 09:21 am Go to last post
  15. generatesection automation

    Hello, i'm tring to create a script for updating my sectionplanes afther i linked the sectionplane to a block. first problem i encounterd was selecting the propper sectionplane if i put a...

    Started by wesleyaqua‎, 14th Oct 2015 01:33 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    14th Oct 2015 01:33 pm Go to last post
  16. Custom AutoLISP command

    Hi all :D I really do not have much experience with AutoLISP but I would like to write a script that allows me to: 1. Create a new DWG 2. Draw a line from a set of existing coordinates from a...

    Started by geo1595‎, 30th Sep 2015 02:15 pm
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    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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    9th Oct 2015 11:21 am Go to last post
  17. Default image menu problem

    image menu problem I tried to import a menu from autocad v14 into autocad architectural 2011 when I open some details from the pull-down menus, some parts work like Loda- 1...

    Started by samkol‎, 5th Oct 2015 03:04 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    5th Oct 2015 03:04 pm Go to last post
  18. copie multiple block attributes to one field

    I was wondering if it is possible to attribute data of "SYMBOL01" (02) can be copied to block "PRODUCT CODE" with a script or a lisp or something just like 01. Thanks Pmx

    Started by pmxcad‎, 8th Sep 2015 08:48 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    10th Sep 2015 10:30 am Go to last post
  19. Finding Inertia Values about the centre

    Hi Is there a way to create a macro which would find the inertia of a region out the (0,0)? Currently, I have to Massprop the object, draw a line from (0,0) to the centre of the object, move the...

    Started by alrighty93‎, 22nd Apr 2014 11:45 pm
    centroid, interia, macro
    • Replies: 2
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    4th Sep 2015 04:10 am Go to last post
  20. Running a custom command (CUI button) from the commandline

    Hi all, I have made a button for saving an xref ^C^C-LAYER;S;0;F;*;;QSAVE; changes layer to 0 and freezes all layers and saves. is there a way that I can run this button from the command...

    Started by mickydee81‎, 17th Jul 2015 05:45 am
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    • Replies: 28
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    28th Aug 2015 04:51 am Go to last post
  21. Macro problem with area

    hey, i want to insert a text with the total area of objects i've selected. the problem is i can't seem to get out of the area command to start the text command. i've created a button for it wich...

    Started by patch131‎, 26th May 2009 01:38 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    4th Aug 2015 11:59 am Go to last post
  22. in-command keyboard shortcuts (not aliases!)

    Hi all, I just switched from the Italian to the English version of Autocad. I used all the time a couple of features which required me to type only one (or few) letters, while in the English...

    Started by ste‎, 30th Jul 2015 02:52 pm
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 871
    31st Jul 2015 01:33 pm Go to last post
  23. Autocad 2008 how to edit toolbar button's properites?

    Hello. I'm testing out Autocad 2008 as a possible option for upgrading from Acad 2002. One thing I can't seem to figure out is how to customize existing buttons on toolbars. I open customization...

    Started by vanowm‎, 25th Jul 2015 05:29 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    26th Jul 2015 05:40 pm Go to last post
  24. Problem with macro for creating several dimension styles

    Hello everybody, I've created a macro for creating different dimension styles for different scales. We are using these dimension styles in our company. It works well if I use it in a new, empty...

    Started by Sandervp‎, 21st Jul 2015 02:14 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    dimension style, dimstyle, macro, redefine, scale
    • Replies: 11
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    24th Jul 2015 11:26 am Go to last post
  25. Any macro script to detached "unloaded" & "not found" xref?

    Any macro script to detached "unloaded" & "not found" xref?

    Started by vernonlee‎, 24th Jul 2015 01:41 am
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 397
    24th Jul 2015 01:41 am Go to last post

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