+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 22 1 2 3 11 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 25 of 532

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. Help? Block Insertion Macro with scale / attribute manipulation...

    Long time lurker, first time poster. I've been working on this macro a bit lately off and on, and I just can't seem to get it right. I've run into some difficulty in the way the DIESEL interpreter...

    Started by Chris Thoms‎, 22nd Jul 2014 10:31 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 118
    31st Jul 2014 04:55 pm Go to last post
  2. Macro to automate filling in title Blocks

    Hi everyone, I am in a situation where I need to input an initial and a date into a "checked by/ approved by" column contained inside a title block, and there is over 300 drawings I need to do...

    Started by jrobdesign‎, 23rd Jul 2014 07:11 am
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 298
    31st Jul 2014 08:33 am Go to last post
  3. editting hotkeys

    Hi, I have just downloaded the new 2015 AutoCAD lt, and I like to edit two of my hotkeys but can't remember how to do it. That is change the actual hot keys Please can someone refresh my memory. ...

    Started by Karynlisa99‎, 23rd Jul 2014 06:35 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 250
    28th Jul 2014 06:09 am Go to last post
  4. Script for Drawing Multiple 3DPOLYS using Autocad Points ('PN)

    Hello, I am working on a tunnel alignment. I have to draw multiple closed 3d polylines from AutoCAD Points (which form the tunnel sections from the excavation). I use the 3POLY command and then...

    Started by gioxon‎, 3rd Jul 2014 12:34 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 326
    6th Jul 2014 12:20 am Go to last post
  5. Custom Linetype Looks Different in Different Drawings. WHY?

    I am working on a big project where I am making custom linetypes with text in them for all of our utility lines and I am running into something strange. I load the linetypes into different...

    Started by wsucad‎, 27th Jun 2014 05:38 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 515
    1st Jul 2014 12:30 pm Go to last post
  6. Plotting - Need AutoCAD to default to the same location as saved dwg file

    Hi all, I recently had a laptop die on me that had a setting set to dynamically allow me to save a PDF to the same location the drawing was in. So when I plotted to PDF (using Acroplot PDF...

    Started by mcleveger‎, 19th Jun 2014 03:28 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 558
    27th Jun 2014 02:42 am Go to last post
  7. Script to insert title block template

    Hi, Does anyone know if its possible to script create new layout from template? I have tried Layout template but this opens a dialog.

    Started by callvey‎, 26th Jun 2014 09:57 am
    title block templates
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 268
    26th Jun 2014 02:12 pm Go to last post
  8. LISP for Customized Linetype that can be Offset

    Good day! Can you please help me create a LISP for customizing a linetype that can be offset. I already have one but the linetype is for REVCLOUD only. Attached below are the details.

    Started by ROLANDO JR‎, 25th Jun 2014 12:39 pm
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 828
    26th Jun 2014 01:58 pm Go to last post
  9. Having Trouble with a Macro

    I am trying to run the following macro to open a drawing file, then load and execute a LISP file. ^C^CFILEDIA;0;OPEN;"\\a_long_novell_path\MyDrawingFile.dwg";FILEDIA;1;(load...

    Started by Bill Tillman‎, 19th Jun 2014 01:50 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 387
    26th Jun 2014 11:22 am Go to last post
  10. I am searching for , KTIMA.shx , ELTOPO.shx

    Hi I am searching for , KTIMA.shx , ELTOPO.shx Can anyone have them ? Thanks

    Started by prodromosm‎, 21st Jun 2014 09:26 am
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 233
    21st Jun 2014 03:07 pm Go to last post
  11. SCRIPT: SAVEAS with suffix

    I want to batch displace 150 DWG files and save them with the suffix _displace. Here is my script, I am stuck with the suffix part. Anyone can help? Also, am I choosing the right tools to batch...

    Started by raymarcher‎, 20th Jun 2014 09:43 am
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 204
    21st Jun 2014 01:43 am Go to last post
  12. Question Automating data extraction wizzard

    Hi there! I'm trying to automate the data extraction command/wizzard. My goal is to extract all my revision blocks on my drawing so I can make a drawing(sent-)list. That's no problem, but I don't...

    Started by Grenco‎, 1st Oct 2010 08:34 am
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,032
    19th Jun 2014 12:50 pm Go to last post
  13. Dimensioning macros

    Hello, I have a several long objects I will have to dimension around 18 feet, with several groups of holes, several feet apart, the holes are in close groups, generally 3 groups of holes that land in...

    Started by zaphod‎, 13th Jun 2014 04:00 pm
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 332
    17th Jun 2014 02:03 pm Go to last post
  14. Multiple layers

    I have all the working data to be able to draw all the lines with all coordinates in excel, now if i was to put all the data in one column and have a command placed before each data section and be...

    Started by ROBP‎, 16th Jun 2014 08:19 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 183
    16th Jun 2014 08:19 pm Go to last post
  15. Shift+letter shortcuts results typing capilal letter instead executing command

    Hello, i found shortcuts starting with shift handy to use, so i based several shortcuts on it in previous 2012 version, as i updated to 2014 it doesnt work in same way, as i use any shortcut...

    Started by kepasa‎, 14th Jun 2014 10:30 am
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 269
    16th Jun 2014 06:45 pm Go to last post
  16. I want to create custom hatch pattern own my choice?

    I want to create custom hatch pattern own my choice can some one help me or tell me any LISP or tool please urgently

    Started by afrazawan‎, 3rd Jun 2014 12:07 pm
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 575
    15th Jun 2014 05:07 pm Go to last post
  17. How to select a drawing that is already opened using a script

    Greetings, I have 4 AutoCAD drawings (Floor Plan, HVAC, DWV, Elec.) each with 76 layouts named A1-Z1, A2-Z2, and A3-Z3. I'm writing a scripts that will plot layouts by name in each of the 4...

    Started by sheeptoast‎, 12th Jun 2014 09:31 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 290
    14th Jun 2014 02:23 am Go to last post
  18. Drawing in Autocad using information from excel

    I have a huge list of length and widths of rectangles to draw and I heard of a way to do this without drawing each one. Can someone help me with this?

    Started by cadstudent‎, 29th May 2014 01:40 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 907
    6th Jun 2014 05:34 pm Go to last post
  19. Menu keeps disappearing

    I have created a .mnu file which I can load into AutoCAD fine, and it all works. Once I close AutoCAD and reopen it, the menu is gone. If I type menuload, the menu name is there, it just doesn't show...

    Started by Andrew1979‎, 4th Jun 2014 12:58 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 273
    5th Jun 2014 10:02 am Go to last post
  20. Electrial Project Settings

    Is it possible when Activating a project in Autocad Electrical to run a customized script or macro? Specifically, it would be nice to set the "DefaultFormatForSave" variable to the proper customer...

    Started by pugpop‎, 30th May 2014 08:25 pm
    activat, electrical, macro, projects, script
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 241
    31st May 2014 03:09 am Go to last post
  21. Idea change layer of block-attribute reference

    Can someone set me of in the right direction? I'm trying to make a button to change the layer of the attribute in a block reference. I can do it manually with eattedit but this command doesn't...

    Started by iTijn‎, 26th Apr 2007 01:02 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 10,316
    26th May 2014 10:03 am Go to last post
  22. wrong hatch window

    Hi, When I click the hatch button in acad 2013 i get immediately the hatch and gradient window. In acad 2014 I have to type T (settings) in the command line after clicking the hatch button to get...

    Started by joopvz‎, 21st May 2014 02:58 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 279
    21st May 2014 03:32 pm Go to last post
  23. Macro doesn't work anymore in autocad 2014

    Hi, In Acad 2103 and lower I used a custum made button with the macro: ^C^Cselect;au;\_.change;P;LA;00_AANZ-50;LT;CONTINUOUS;COLOR;BYLAYER;; After clicking the button I could select the...

    Started by joopvz‎, 20th May 2014 07:18 am
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 344
    20th May 2014 09:13 am Go to last post
  24. Tool Palettes?

    I have been using AutoCAD 2002 and had a menu with toolbars for all my blocks. I am going to AutoCAD 2014 within 2 weeks and not sure the best way to do my blocks. I have been told that toolbars are...

    Started by spaulus‎, 17th Feb 2014 07:23 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 914
    17th May 2014 12:12 am Go to last post
  25. Custom Linetype Bad Definition

    I created several custom linetypes for the first time using the mkltype command. They seem to work fine in the drawing that I created them in. However when I tried to load the .lin file into another...

    Started by CComer38‎, 15th May 2014 10:17 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 378
    16th May 2014 12:18 pm Go to last post

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts