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

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  1. Main customisation file not loading

    Hi everyone My Main Customisation file is not loading on AutoCAD open and my ribbon is not loading. If I go to the Options dialogue, select the path and browse to it then it works fine and the...

    Started by pixel8er‎, 17th Nov 2016 02:29 am
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  2. Using a script file to load a partial customization file

    I've been playing around with script files and encountered something I haven't been able to fix. I’m having a problem with loading a partial customization file that has customized pull-down menus....

    Started by AR_CAD_guy‎, 15th Nov 2016 05:51 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    17th Nov 2016 11:39 pm Go to last post
  3. Scripting Lat/Long Creating Points

    Greetings, I'm attempting to use a script file to enter many points (Lat/longs). I'm using Createpointmanual, then 'll to access the lat/long feature. After you enter the Longitude, the command...

    Started by AKopie‎, 14th Nov 2016 10:19 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    15th Nov 2016 02:39 am Go to last post
  4. Creating shortcuts to toggle on/off specific running osnaps

    Hey guys, So, I've played around with CUI and haven't found a way to do this, so I thought I'd throw it out to your brilliant minds. I know that F3 toggles all ticked osnaps on/off, but I'd...

    Started by eyeofnewt555‎, 31st Oct 2016 09:02 pm
    cui, osnaps
    • Replies: 7
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    1st Nov 2016 01:45 pm Go to last post
  5. Batt Insulation Hatch

    Hello everyone! I have enjoyed using the forum and the fact that everyone is so helpful! It's a real pleasure. I have a hatch pattern that I am trying to create. It is a batt insulation...

    Started by Spiderguy‎, 27th Mar 2009 03:22 pm
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    27th Oct 2016 01:43 pm Go to last post
  6. accoreconsole issues with simple lisp scr file

    Hello, This is my first question to post so please bear with me. I have read several forum posts and howtos on the internet about using the accoreconsole to create pdf files from autoCAD dwg files....

    Started by teebro‎, 27th Oct 2016 02:36 am
    accoreconsole, autocad 2017
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    27th Oct 2016 02:52 am Go to last post
  7. How to replace text attribute value using -ATTEDIT regardles of existing value?

    I intend to use -ATTEDIT as a macro script. How to replace text attribute value (or string) in a block using -ATTEDIT regardless of its existing value? The current attribute value are all...

    Started by vernonlee‎, 30th Apr 2015 07:03 am
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    26th Oct 2016 04:16 pm Go to last post
  8. Create Line type file

    Dear anyone; I got one line type from another company, but i need to modify little thing over the line type How can create a line type file for the polyline line type thanks Siva

    Started by sivapathasunderam‎, 26th Sep 2016 11:41 am
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    26th Sep 2016 12:18 pm Go to last post
  9. Looking for a script to Toggle the Ribbon?

    Hi, I'm looking for a script to toggle the Ribbon so I can make a button. In other words, when I click the button, the command would be: If Ribbon state = on, then RibbonClose. If Ribbon state =...

    Started by CalypsoArt‎, 22nd Sep 2016 10:02 pm
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    24th Sep 2016 04:00 am Go to last post
  10. Macro Linetype scale

    I have an existing macro for a certain linetype How can i add a linetype scale, so it draws the polyline in a certain scale ...

    Started by PAWEL17‎, 1st Sep 2016 04:28 am
    • Replies: 6
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    6th Sep 2016 03:16 am Go to last post
  11. Looking for help with script for hatch in solid colour

    Hi, I have a script generated in Excel and I am having some difficulty getting the script to hatch a rectangle with solid colour. The following is an excerpt from the script: _layer new Roof...

    Started by ddoc‎, 15th Jul 2016 03:51 pm
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    5th Sep 2016 03:42 am Go to last post
  12. AutoCAD Layers to Menu Bar

    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, 1st Jul 2016 07:48 am
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    30th Aug 2016 03:58 am Go to last post
  13. Stone Hatch Problems

    Hi, I have been using stone hatch patterns with AutoCAD 2016. They have been working fine until a week ago. They show up in the preview as a blank box or a diagonal red line. When I pick the...

    Started by umungus‎, 27th Aug 2016 12:29 am
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    27th Aug 2016 08:28 am Go to last post
  14. Attsync or battman...but without change attributes size and position on plan?

    Hello, I don't want to loose specific rotation, specific position, specific height on attributes! It's possible? :oops:

    Started by bono05‎, 22nd Aug 2016 02:25 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    24th Aug 2016 08:17 am Go to last post
  15. Macro for attaching xref from a folder location

    hello there im looking for a macro to attach xref from a folder like lets say D:\test.dwg thx in advance !!

    Started by choper‎, 20th Aug 2016 11:15 am
    • Replies: 1
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    21st Aug 2016 04:07 am Go to last post
  16. the use if ! in gatte script

    Hello, question: can i use the ! within a gatte script? I am using the script for attribute fill in the drawing foldername. i just fills in "!d" ; ; TEST ; ; ZOOM

    Started by pmxcad‎, 29th Jul 2016 07:58 pm
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    6th Aug 2016 09:34 pm Go to last post
  17. find some particular texts and expoting them into csv automatic without a dialogbox

    Please the attached cad contains a drawing and a table with text and below is some reference id .My problem now is how to extract the text in the table and the reference number at the bottom right...

    Started by ernestkwarteng‎, 27th Jul 2016 11:38 am
    • Replies: 2
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  18. 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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    25th Jul 2016 08:08 pm Go to last post
  19. AutoCAD drag and drop menu

    I was curious if there is any way to edit the drag and drop features for a .dwg from windows explorer. The current settings are that if you left-click and drag a .dwg, .dwt, or a .dws from windows...

    Started by broncos15‎, 20th Jul 2016 05:54 pm
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    25th Jul 2016 08:04 pm Go to last post
  20. How to record a repeated action

    I am trying to record some repeated actions but cannot find the record button. I want to record a macro or something that will allow me to select an inner circle and it automatically runs a create...

    Started by tmd_63‎, 11th Jul 2016 02:31 pm
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  21. Macros

    I am wondering why this macro will not work in a custom made menu. ^C^C_LAYER;`S;EMETER;;_INSERT MKEMETER;DRAG \;;\_LAYER;S;METER_NO;;_INSERT METER #;DRAG \;;;\\\\\\\\_LAYER;S;0;;

    Started by mkehat00‎, 8th Jul 2016 05:28 pm
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    8th Jul 2016 10:38 pm Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    30th Jun 2016 06:09 am Go to last post
  23. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    28th Jun 2016 12:48 am Go to last post
  24. 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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  25. 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

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