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

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  1. Moved: Attributes inside a block being inserted on current layer.

    Started by ClearyCAD‎, Yesterday 02:59 pm
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  2. AutoCAD How To Creat a new Cuix file only for layers

    Dear Friends, My client gave me a cuix file which is their standards for layers, i loaded it and i used it.8) but now i want to make my own standards for layers in cuix file so that i can add it...

    Started by lonelysn‎, Yesterday 07:48 am
    cuix file only for layers
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  3. MODEMACRO and scr file

    hi ive written those lines to show Auto-save state in the status bar.than save it as scr file in the support folder. those are the steps: MODEMACRO...

    Started by samifox‎, 29th Jun 2016 03:01 pm
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    30th Jun 2016 06:09 am Go to last post
  4. set all file dialog box start-in location as the current drawing path

    Hi how to set all file dialog box start-in location as the current drawing path? for example, to xattach an xref, the start-in folder is the local Documents folder, than i need to make my way to...

    Started by samifox‎, 18th May 2015 02:56 pm
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    28th Jun 2016 12:48 am Go to last post
  5. AutoCAD 2016 - Dimension drop-down

    Hello, I have AutoCAD 2016 since yesterday and I've noticed that when you click the drop down menu for dimstyle, it has all of these picture's with it. Can this be removed so it only shows the...

    Started by DesmetMartin‎, 14th Jun 2016 09:08 am
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    21st Jun 2016 11:19 am Go to last post
  6. Diesel basis

    hi can someone please explain what the dollar sign means? $M=$(if,$(and,$(getvar,CleanScreenState),1),^C^C_CleanScreenOFF,^C^C_CleanScreenON)

    Started by samifox‎, 14th Jun 2016 12:13 pm
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    21st Jun 2016 05:55 am Go to last post
  7. End selecting objects in script

    I have a simple selection script: Select CP 38.3989,2.7334 38.37640,1.60656 41.42609,1.59277 41.2006,2.76526 CP 38.40124,1.03461 38.37636,.80669 39.72871,.79750

    Started by gporges‎, 14th Jun 2016 08:00 pm
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    15th Jun 2016 04:02 am Go to last post
  8. Script to select objects only works as a Copy and Paste

    I wrote a simple script that selects an object based off its coordinates. Layout set Layout1 Select 38.3989,2.7334,0 38.40124,1.03461,0 39.31814,1.4625,0 It works just fine when I simply...

    Started by gporges‎, 14th Jun 2016 12:04 am
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  9. Chain Line Type

    I have never really researched this but does anyone know of a method or LISP code which would allow me to enter two points and have an arc slung between them that would look like a chain. I'd like to...

    Started by Bill Tillman‎, 9th Jun 2016 12:36 pm
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    9th Jun 2016 07:33 pm Go to last post
  10. A little help if possible (Changing VP layer colour by script)

    A little help if possible, Does anybody know how to change the VP (viewport) colour of a layer by script or if its even possible. Regards KT p.s or lsp of course.

    Started by KiLLiNG-TiME‎, 11th Sep 2013 05:31 pm
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    8th Jun 2016 04:10 pm Go to last post
  11. Macro For Xref Layers Freeze and change color

    Hey Guys , I need help making a macro for changing xref layers color and freeze some layers. For example i need it to Freeze layers A-ANNO-SECT-IDEN & A-ANNO-DIMS ALSO CHANGE COLOR OF LAYER...

    Started by engamrsalah‎, 30th May 2016 10:14 am
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    7th Jun 2016 01:09 am Go to last post
  12. commands in scripts behave different

    hi im trying to create a button in the tool palatte to excute a script to freez all selected objects ^C^C-layer lo when typing its ok but as a script it doesnt excute the order. any...

    Started by samifox‎, 24th May 2016 07:36 am
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    25th May 2016 07:27 am Go to last post
  13. Script For Printing

    What we have is a directory full of drawings some are model some are layout. Right now I can open and run a script depending which space the drawing is. What we are looking for is having a script...

    Started by DennisK2579‎, 20th May 2016 03:21 pm
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  14. Custom CUIx file does not auto-load

    I just installed 2017 Mechanical, but I'm using a copy of the Vanilla Profile. I migrated all of my stuff from 2016 and all seems ok except my custom Ribbon Tabs are missing. I can manually load my...

    Started by tmalinski‎, 16th May 2016 07:52 pm
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    19th May 2016 01:47 pm Go to last post
  15. Adjusting Palette Rollout/up Times for ACAD2012 or Later

    I'm looking to adjust the delay for both opening and closing of palettes when hovering over with the cursor. I'd like to have it respond instantly in both cases. Using AutoCAD2012 and later. I...

    Started by xr309‎, 4th May 2016 06:08 pm
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  16. Assign Keyboard Shortcut for Custom Command

    Ok, I'll try to make this as short and sweet as possible. I have a mouse that has a few extra buttons that I always assign to my most used commands (Copy, Move, Match Prop, and a Custom INCARRAY...

    Started by resullins‎, 4th May 2016 04:06 pm
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  17. Macro for delete duplicate lines

    How do I create a macro that would wipe duplicate lines. I work in AutoCadMap 2015. ^C^C^P(command "mapclean" ............

    Started by jevrem1‎, 27th Apr 2016 02:39 am
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  18. AutoCAD Legend with linetypes - In Paperspace (Title Block)

    I have been asked to create a legend in paper space (in the title block). How do I get the linetypes to show up? Currently they come in as solid lines. I have tried many avenues to no success.

    Started by charsk‎, 26th Apr 2016 03:14 pm
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    26th Apr 2016 03:57 pm Go to last post
  19. CUI double click actions object filter

    I had a quick question on adding in a double click action for 3D labels (ie general segment labels, pipe network labels, surface labels, etc.) I know how to add in the double click action for each...

    Started by broncos15‎, 22nd Apr 2016 03:57 pm
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    26th Apr 2016 03:15 pm Go to last post
  20. field text in a linetype

    Hi All, i'm trying to make a new linetype with text, but i want the text to have a field that displays the length of the line. Does anyone know how to do this? Or if it's possible? Any help would be...

    Started by battman‎, 21st Apr 2016 06:58 pm
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    25th Apr 2016 11:52 pm Go to last post
  21. Customizing PAN command in AutoCAD

    Hello, How can I change the way I pan through AutoCAD? I don't want to press down on the scroll button anymore, can I customize the way I activate PAN other than typing the command/pressing down...

    Started by StArchitect‎, 25th Apr 2016 02:46 pm
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    25th Apr 2016 09:53 pm Go to last post
  22. Cad and Excel

    Hi, I am looking for some info\tutorials on how I would create a dxf from data in an excel spreadsheet? I have a spreadsheet that calculates data for steel portal frames, within the spreadsheet...

    Started by ddoc‎, 13th Sep 2015 04:45 pm
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  23. Diesel loop - Smooth Exit

    Hi all. I created a loop, i am using the if statement to test against a preset variable. The point is when i reach my last time around the loop, it always seems to carry out the last command one more...

    Started by CadCornerMan‎, 11th Apr 2016 03:20 pm
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  24. Acad 2013 customized cui file copied into acad 2016

    I AM USING AUTOCAD 2013 AND I HAVE CUSTOMIZED MY MAIN "ACAD.CUI" FILE EXTENSIVELY. MY FRIEND USES ACAD 2016. CAN I COPY AND REPLACE HIS "ACAD.CUI" FILE WITH MINE SO HE CAN ALSO BENEFIT FROM MY...

    Started by NIEKO‎, 6th Apr 2016 02:22 pm
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    8th Apr 2016 07:56 am Go to last post
  25. Repeating a macro problem.

    Hello I want, for example, to use a macro that ask for a radium and then let me make as many circles as I want with that radium. I can do both in separated macros, but I want to do it in one...

    Started by rohgahh‎, 29th Mar 2016 05:24 pm
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    31st Mar 2016 01:21 am Go to last post

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