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

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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
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  4. 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
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  5. 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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  6. 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
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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
    • Replies: 5
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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
  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    7th Jun 2016 01:09 am Go to last post
  20. 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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  21. 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
    • Replies: 3
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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    27th Apr 2016 03:30 am Go to last post

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