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

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  1. using screen menus

    Hi Guys need some help, after reading another post I thought I would re invent a screen menu for the answer. Now screen menus are temporary turned off but can be enabled by setting the varaiable...

    Started by BIGAL‎, 15th Oct 2014 10:22 pm
    • Replies: 6
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  2. Cool Part number Balloon numbering

    I am using AutoCAD electrical 2014 and having issues with the bugs in it. Beside that I couldn’t get the balloon tagging command to work in AutoCAD electrical I just decided to use the Mleader...

    Started by cadmando2‎, 21st Oct 2014 08:11 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    Yesterday 03:40 am Go to last post
  3. Using an SCR to INSERT a block and set attributes

    Is there a way to set attributes during the insert process via scr file? I have found a lot of topics on the internet that are close to what I am looking for but not exactly. Some places...

    Started by fd9db62e‎, 18th Oct 2014 12:10 am
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  4. how to create own line type

    how to create own line type in auto cad 2014 Lt ?

    Started by arunz‎, 21st Oct 2014 08:01 am
    • Replies: 3
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    21st Oct 2014 03:58 pm Go to last post
  5. Macro - Copy & Paste Block

    Hello Fellow Cadists, Can some please let me know where I’m going wrong with this macro. I thought it would be simple but it doesn’t quite work. The macro attempts to orientate the UCS to...

    Started by JWhelp‎, 21st Oct 2014 02:24 pm
    • Replies: 0
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  6. Angry Yet Another Bad Linetype Definition Thread

    Why? because all the other threads I've checked did not solve the problem. The problem is, if I go to LINETYPE => Load, I get the following error: Bad definition of FENCELINE1 at line 119 of...

    Started by dal-designs‎, 8th Oct 2014 05:24 pm
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    20th Oct 2014 12:40 pm Go to last post
  7. Autocad Script to plot multiple tabs in one file

    HI, I HAVE A SIMPLE SCRIPT FILE THAT PRINTS SPECIFIC TABS INSIDE A CAD FILE, IS IT POSSIBLE TO CHANGE THIS TO MAKE IT PLOT MULTIPLE TABS "LAYOUTS" IN THE SAME FILE, BASICALLY WILL BECOME EQUIVALENT...

    Started by YAZ‎, 13th Oct 2014 03:21 pm
    autocad, batchplot, pdf, publish, script
    • Replies: 5
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    15th Oct 2014 06:27 am Go to last post
  8. Macro to copy modelspace object down by known paperspace distance

    I have toyed with a few options, but cannot seem to find one that will work. Trying to copy a text object down by 3.5 paperspace units. I have been trying variations of saving the distance as...

    Started by YZ‎, 13th Oct 2014 01:38 am
    • Replies: 5
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    14th Oct 2014 08:46 am Go to last post
  9. Hatch from another source

    Hi guys, I am having issues transferring hatching across. I have some files from another person, including multiple drawings and xrefs. The hatching that they have is not transferring across,...

    Started by sambo8772‎, 14th Oct 2014 01:19 am
    • Replies: 1
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    14th Oct 2014 03:46 am Go to last post
  10. Angry CUI Problem

    I created a command in the CUI (2014) with a macro that has the following ucsicon;or;ucs;3;_dimlinear; and I don't understand why when I run the command, it never runs the "dimlinear" portion of the...

    Started by mrjagsr744‎, 10th Oct 2014 05:20 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    14th Oct 2014 12:42 am Go to last post
  11. Problem with my cleanup macro.

    Further to Remarks comment on this thread I have updated my deep clean macro to this ^C^C_model;;;-overkill;all;;d;;;-purge;r;*;n;;;-purge;a;*;n;;;audit;y;;;zoom;extents;;;qsave; It zooms to...

    Started by Glen1980‎, 2nd Oct 2014 10:03 am
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    9th Oct 2014 02:55 am Go to last post
  12. Tool Palette Groups

    Is it possible to load (and make current) a Tool Palette Group which is stored on a network drive ? Preferably this would be done via a script file, as I have users who are using LT. By the way, I...

    Started by NBC‎, 13th Aug 2009 12:31 pm
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    8th Oct 2014 10:39 am Go to last post
  13. Mouse Right Click Menu changed, How do I restore it to Default

    My right single click menu on my mouse changed in AutoCAD 2013. I had a menu with Block Editor on the top when I right click my mouse. I think it was AutoCAD's default menu. How do I get that menu...

    Started by muck‎, 7th Oct 2014 09:51 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    8th Oct 2014 08:01 am Go to last post
  14. Layer Tab missing ACAD 2015

    Hi, I am new to ACAD 2015. I do not know how to activate the "Layers" tab, all I see is the "Layers & View" tab. Could you please advise me? Thanks, Kevin

    Started by XK3V1N‎, 7th Oct 2014 07:20 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    7th Oct 2014 11:13 pm Go to last post
  15. Unable to load "Workspace 3D Modeling" into Workspace pulldown selection list

    I am Unable to load "Workspace 3D Modeling" into Workspace pulldown selection list. Does anyone have a solution? Using AutoCAD MEP 2014 Thanks in advance for your help.

    Started by CADDESIGN‎, 2nd Oct 2014 06:51 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    7th Oct 2014 12:23 am Go to last post
  16. Question Previous Layer Macro

    I am trying to insert a symbol but I want to make sure it goes on the right layer, so I am writing a simple macro that will be attached to an icon that, when the user clicks it, will change to the...

    Started by eric_monceaux‎, 6th Oct 2014 05:07 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    6th Oct 2014 06:04 pm Go to last post
  17. Defining a line with many arrows following the general direction

    hey all, i was wondering if it is somehow possible to define a line style looking like the one in this screenshot? i searched around but wasn`t possible to find any solution to this problem. i am...

    Started by utor‎, 1st Oct 2014 04:06 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    2nd Oct 2014 01:49 pm Go to last post
  18. Change Text Justification, Keep Same Anchor Point

    I use JUSTIFYTEXT command every day, and I love it. It allows to change the grip point but keep the text where it is. But I have come across one occasion where I want to change the justification...

    Started by YZ‎, 2nd Sep 2014 09:32 am
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    • Replies: 18
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    2nd Oct 2014 05:33 am Go to last post
  19. Autocad Customization

    customizing acad 2010, About the Option dialog, 1. Files tab > Support File Path. There are few paths to C:\Program Files\AutoCAD 2010\Support’s subdirectories, why there is a need to reference...

    Started by samifox‎, 29th Sep 2014 11:12 am
    • Replies: 1
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    30th Sep 2014 04:05 am Go to last post
  20. Script with batch

    Hi, I'm trying to run the same script in many files. I can do it with a batch BUT it is necessary to close the Autocad before opening the next file. Is there a way to just close the drawing,...

    Started by Balthor‎, 25th Sep 2014 02:45 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    28th Sep 2014 04:20 am Go to last post
  21. Read information from drawing and use it in a command string

    Dear CAD specialists, is there a way to read information from drawing (e.g. content of a specific text object, content/value of specific attribute or any other object that I can place in a layout)...

    Started by Taurenis‎, 24th Sep 2014 07:31 am
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    26th Sep 2014 04:25 am Go to last post
  22. Modify macro

    Dear all; I would like to know is it possible to modify the macro as shown thanks

    Started by Gentile Romano‎, 25th Sep 2014 02:24 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    25th Sep 2014 04:27 pm Go to last post
  23. Unhappy Can't create simple custom linetypes!

    Hi, This has been covered before but I still can't successfully create a custom linetype. I am trying to create an 'insulation batting' linetype but the line always come out in a series of...

    Started by Marnissim‎, 23rd Sep 2014 01:39 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    24th Sep 2014 03:49 am Go to last post
  24. Wink Write a Macro

    Dear all; How to write a Macro for Merge Layers.............. ^C^C_laymrg;n; next thanks

    Started by Gentile Romano‎, 15th Sep 2014 09:13 am
    • Replies: 8
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    23rd Sep 2014 03:57 am Go to last post
  25. Smile Is there any routine change color of text by selecting and pressing f1 (function key)

    HI, Thank you all for helping in previous issue, today again I came with some new. Is to possible change color of text with same layer by selecting and pressing F1, F2, function keys...let me...

    Started by narendra‎, 22nd Sep 2014 08:01 am
    • Replies: 2
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    22nd Sep 2014 02:26 pm Go to last post

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