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  1. attach xref script

    Hello all, i`ve made a script that makes a layer "XREF" and make it current. And set the layout to modelspace. Aftert that i want to attach a XREF. This xref drawingfile is in a subfolder of the...

    Started by pmxcad‎, 29th Mar 2015 12:15 am
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  2. Need help with this line type

    I am trying to make a line type and cant see whats wrong as the line overlaps the word can someone help me where I am going wrong please ? *SUB_MAIN,SUB MAIN ----SUB MAIN--------SUB MAIN----...

    Started by sparkyuk‎, 26th Mar 2015 05:25 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    27th Mar 2015 11:50 pm Go to last post
  3. Problem with macro for creating several dimensional styles

    Problem command for creating dimension style I've got a command, beneath a toolbar button, which shall create several dimensional styles for different scales. If I have got a drawing with...

    Started by Sandervp‎, 24th Mar 2015 09:33 am
    • Replies: 8
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  4. .LIN file missing and i need to copy/edit and existing linetype!

    Hi All, This is my first posting so I apologise now for lack of information! I created a linetype several years ago which was used for inserting the size (in text) to the block. I have...

    Started by R1CK3R5‎, 26th Mar 2015 11:03 am
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    26th Mar 2015 12:17 pm Go to last post
  5. Moved: Annotation style: Line through center of measurement disappears

    Started by jjatho‎, 25th Mar 2015 04:27 pm
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  6. Copying Attribute data from one tittle block to another

    Hi, I have a bit of problem I am hoping to get some help with. I have recently made a tittle block (We call them drawing borders) and we started using it for a new client. Everything was golden...

    Started by JJRyuKnight‎, 15th Oct 2012 08:52 pm
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    24th Mar 2015 12:55 am Go to last post
  7. Left Click on 16 button mouse

    Is there a way to disable the left click button in AutoCAD? I am using a 16 button Summasketch with Tabletworks and I get a double click when a press button 1. I have tried unzipping the acad.cuix...

    Started by Pete-dig-16‎, 21st Mar 2015 07:33 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    23rd Mar 2015 08:13 pm Go to last post
  8. 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: 6
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    19th Mar 2015 03:48 pm Go to last post
  9. Linetype thickness

    I have a .lin file containing some simple line types to represent road markings i.e. 6 metre line with a 3metre gap or 4 metre line with a 2 metre gap... Is it possible to add a thickness to the...

    Started by kbgooner‎, 16th Mar 2015 05:14 pm
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  10. How to check the origin location of an existing hatch?

    How to check the origin location of an existing hatch so that i can align the new hatch patten to? Thanks

    Started by vernonlee‎, 18th Mar 2015 02:48 am
    • Replies: 2
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    18th Mar 2015 04:34 am Go to last post
  11. Change the default Support folder

    Good Morning Everyone, I am new to AutoCad first and foremost. I am trying to setup individual profiles, and currently we use custom .lsp files (which we auto launch) that refer to custom files...

    Started by anolan303‎, 17th Mar 2015 06:54 pm
    • Replies: 1
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  12. Lisp rotine for simple line commands

    Hi Can somebody help me this Lisp file. It almost works and can I have the 2 functions in the one file? ("Center" & "Phantom") ;Create Center line; (defun C:tozacentre () (tozacentre) )...

    Started by tgibbo‎, 15th Mar 2015 02:54 am
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  13. Command line macro

    ^C^C_LA;S;Lines;^C^C_Linetype;S;HIDDEN;^C^C_lineweight;.09;^C^C_Color;008;^C^C_line ^C^C_LA;S;Lines;^C^C_Linetype;S;CONTINUOUS;^C^C_lineweight;.18;^C^C_Color;008;^C^C_line These 2 macros work...

    Started by tgibbo‎, 12th Mar 2015 01:29 pm
    • Replies: 9
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  14. 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
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    15th Mar 2015 02:14 pm Go to last post
  15. 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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  16. 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, 27th Feb 2015 04:30 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    27th Feb 2015 06:37 pm Go to last post
  17. 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
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    24th Feb 2015 02:45 am Go to last post
  18. 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
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  19. 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
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    18th Feb 2015 06:40 pm Go to last post
  20. 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
  21. 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
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    13th Feb 2015 12:44 pm Go to last post
  22. 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
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  23. 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
  24. 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"
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    4th Feb 2015 02:35 am Go to last post
  25. 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

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