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

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  1. Macro to open explorer to a specific directory/location...?

    Hey guys, I'm sure this has been asked multiple times in the past, but I'm having a peculiar issue with what I though would be a very simple operation. I'm trying to create a bunch of...

    Started by lamensterms‎, 24th Feb 2014 04:51 am
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    • Replies: 14
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  2. Close script file doesn't work in AutoCAD 2014

    Hello to all! I have a recorded action that is a staple of mine for a long time, I used it long ago even though it was created differently, I even have a bunch of coworkers that use it. The...

    Started by MattHamby‎, 13th Mar 2014 02:31 pm
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    • Replies: 10
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  3. 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: 1
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    Yesterday 03:39 am Go to last post
  4. How to change the path of a MACRO?

    Hi, I have some macro, and I need to change the Path, as you can see in the picture: Thank you :)

    Started by Faouweb‎, 18th Apr 2014 09:28 am
    • Replies: 6
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    22nd Apr 2014 06:52 am Go to last post
  5. command line coordinates

    How do you turn off the coordinates(12.1588,1.7770,0.0000) that show up from the previous value(5) entered on command line so the value of last entered(5) shows up when using the keyboard up arrow?...

    Started by Birdman‎, 14th Apr 2014 07:47 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    16th Apr 2014 07:46 pm Go to last post

    CUSTOM TOOL PALLETS RECOVERY? I did something like change my profile or tried to update it. Whatever. I lost my custom tool pallets. How do I reload them?

    Started by KNAVARRETE‎, 15th Apr 2014 07:16 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    15th Apr 2014 07:16 pm Go to last post
  7. Move a block with script

    I have a block called "north"....I need to move the block in increments of 6" and render an image to create an animation. Can anyone help me out with the proper script to do this. thanks in...

    Started by Adam Parker‎, 24th Feb 2014 03:15 am
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    15th Apr 2014 06:14 am Go to last post
  8. Specifing block insertion points with tool palettes

    I just have gotten into CUI customerization, and I have a question on the tool palettes. When I have inserted a block using the "insert" command, I got a dialog box allowing me to choose the block...

    Started by TroyB‎, 14th Apr 2014 07:30 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    14th Apr 2014 08:54 pm Go to last post
  9. Auto Installing Menus

    There was a program around a few years ago that would install AutoCAD menus automatically. It was called ACADInstall by Cadwerx. It has since gone out of development. Does anyone know of a similar...

    Started by Andrew1979‎, 13th Apr 2014 12:52 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    14th Apr 2014 12:42 am Go to last post
  10. Removing "Seek Design Content" from Context Menu

    Hey there. I've been trying to customize some things around my CUI, mainly my right click menu so that I can work faster and not hit that pesky erase option. I have set the CUI to the way I liked it,...

    Started by Arch4ik‎, 10th Apr 2014 04:19 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    11th Apr 2014 01:29 am Go to last post
  11. Diesel and or advanced macro library

    Does anyone know of a place online I can go and there is an organized way of searching customized diesel macros and or macros that I can copy an place them in my autocad when I create a new command? ...

    Started by bmw1789‎, 30th Mar 2014 10:58 pm
    diesel, ease of access, efficiency, library, macros
    • Replies: 9
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    7th Apr 2014 09:55 am Go to last post
  12. Object snap: Mid between 2 points (M2P, MTP)

    Hi, I was messing about with my CUI yesterday and found that there wasn't an icon for the Mid between 2 points object snap. I had a go at making one and thought I'd share it here for others to...

    Started by SAFeSTeR‎, 3rd Apr 2014 10:36 am
    • Replies: 3
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    4th Apr 2014 03:45 am Go to last post
  13. script: Line w/ 'bd transparent command doesn't allow for multiple lines to be drawn

    I'm trying to use a script to draw multiple lines (from one to the next) when I have the quadrants (1-4), bearings and distances in a file...but it doesn't resume the line command from the endpoint...

    Started by Vision‎, 18th Sep 2013 10:45 pm
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    line, multiple, script, transparent
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    1st Apr 2014 04:11 pm Go to last post
  14. Exclamation Advice please - setting up a custom ribbon for the company

    Just after a little advise really as I wouldn't know where to start. The suggestion has been raised that we set up a company tool bar/ ribbon to include the more common used tool and a few custom...

    Started by AJSmith‎, 28th Mar 2014 04:46 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    29th Mar 2014 12:35 am Go to last post
  15. Redefining a block via a custom marco button

    Hi guys, long time no post. I have a LOT of drawings all with the same block in and I have updated the block so therefore want to redefine all the blocks, ...as you do. I only have autocad LT...

    Started by mrgrotey‎, 28th Mar 2014 09:41 pm
    block, button, filepath, macro, redefine
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Mar 2014 09:57 pm Go to last post
  16. Hatch: Gradient from Perimeter

    Hi everyone, I'm just trying to work with hatching and gradients in AutoCAD (2013). How would I create a "border" gradient that fades away from the perimeter of an object. For example, I've...

    Started by civil3duser‎, 24th Mar 2014 11:21 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    25th Mar 2014 09:34 pm Go to last post
  17. Text Edit Shortcut Menu

    I would like to add a custom command to the Text Editing Shortcut Menu but cannot find it in the CUI? I am trying to add a command right between "Update Field" and "Convert Field to Text". Can...

    Started by bnesja‎, 20th Mar 2014 11:07 pm
    cui, shortcut menu, text edit
    • Replies: 0
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    20th Mar 2014 11:07 pm Go to last post
  18. -inster *dwg en attedit

    hi i'm trying to make an menu my code looks like-> ID_sprinklers ^c^c -insert *file \\ 1 0 \\test;test;test

    Started by wesleyaqua‎, 18th Mar 2014 07:28 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    19th Mar 2014 02:39 am Go to last post
  19. Hatch isn't the right color

    Can anyone explain why my hatch wont match the color of the "By Layer" setting?

    Started by Tuns‎, 12th Mar 2014 01:58 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    12th Mar 2014 02:11 pm Go to last post
  20. SqFt of hatching

    When i am tring to figure out the sqft of somting i have hatched i click on the hatch use ether List or Area somtimes it come up whith the sqft but most of the time it will give the area then i have...

    Started by buckmo50‎, 11th Mar 2014 06:43 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    12th Mar 2014 02:32 am Go to last post
  21. Lisp routine help required

    when i add the lisp routine via appload, how does the lisp know where to find the block i am trying to use....also where do i file the block i need to use.... the blocks i have named are C & BC ...

    Started by keiths‎, 7th Mar 2014 03:29 am
    • Replies: 1
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    7th Mar 2014 05:26 pm Go to last post
  22. Batch Block Attribute Data Extraction with Wildcard in Block Name..?

    Hey guys, Just wondering if anyone knows of a way to extract block attribute data from a bunch of drawings but using wildcards in the block name. For example... Our title block BLOCKS are named...

    Started by lamensterms‎, 5th Mar 2014 03:35 am
    • Replies: 0
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  23. Redcorded Macro to shortcut key

    I'm just learning how to utilize recordable macros. I have a simple one that I found how to assign to a tool palette by simply changing the properties command string to "^C^CBottom" and "^C^CTop"....

    Started by Nobull84‎, 28th Feb 2014 06:56 pm
    cui, macro, recorded, shortcut, tool palette
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Feb 2014 07:08 pm Go to last post
  24. working with recorded commands

    Hi there! A simple question- I've recorded a sequence of commands, and saved them as one recorded command. Now- I've tried looking my new command in the CUI command list, and it's not...

    Started by artuiel‎, 25th Feb 2014 09:37 am
    • Replies: 4
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    28th Feb 2014 06:15 pm Go to last post
  25. Quick Acces Toolbar

    The quick acces toolbar some how ended up below the ribbon, even though the CUI states above the ribbon. How can i fix this? On some drawings it is right, but then the properties tab that used...

    Started by Abakuk‎, 29th Jan 2014 01:05 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 471
    28th Feb 2014 04:16 pm Go to last post

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