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

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  1. Large hatch error

    Dear colleagues, Please anyone have a look into my hatch as attached drawing, when I change scale or pattern to solid it is hiding some portion of the hatch thanks Siva

    Started by sivapathasunderam‎, 3rd Jan 2017 10:22 am
    • Replies: 1
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    15th Feb 2017 05:46 am Go to last post
  2. Mline with hatch pattern?

    Hi, I want to create an mline style to indicate thermal insulation on a pipeline to use in P&ID design, as per below: What would be the best way to go about this? I know I can manually...

    Started by Terosu‎, 14th Feb 2017 01:40 pm
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 243
    15th Feb 2017 02:33 am Go to last post
  3. Write Permission when in CUI

    I keep getting a "write permission denied- unable to create c:\program files\Autodesk\Autocad2013\userdatacache\en-us\support\aca.cuix" when I'm setting up a custom menu. I've set up several custom...

    Started by TxArcht81‎, 13th Feb 2017 04:52 am
    • Replies: 1
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    13th Feb 2017 05:42 am Go to last post
  4. simple pline

    Hi, I have just started using autocad two weeks ago and I'm trying to make my first script file, a joined, closed polyline that is a rectangle. The code is below: _pline -15000,0 15000,0...

    Started by amitbhat212‎, 10th Feb 2017 03:34 am
    • Replies: 7
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    12th Feb 2017 01:39 am Go to last post
  5. script for using dwg to pdf, specifying path, but using default file name

    hello, I am currently able to use "dwg to pdf" in a script file to adjust layers in a drawing, etc, and automatically print to pdf where the pdf file name (the dwg file name I am plotting from)...

    Started by vitruvius‎, 7th Feb 2017 08:31 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    9th Feb 2017 03:35 am Go to last post
  6. Addition in commandline while in command

    Hi all, Is this possible. I was wanting to say stretch a wall in brick dimensions so would it be possible to type the equivalent of '225*9' (which doesn't work) while in the stretch command to...

    Started by 3dwannab‎, 27th May 2015 09:58 am
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    • Replies: 18
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    30th Jan 2017 12:31 am Go to last post
  7. Unhappy I am not able to create one simple custom hatch pattern.Please help !!!

    the dimensions are in millimeters Four lines to be used to create a line whose length is 1090mm I tried creating the pattern using a Draw Hatch 12.5 tool but I have been getting this 2 errors ...

    Started by sputhran92‎, 26th Jan 2017 12:35 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    26th Jan 2017 02:04 pm Go to last post
  8. Moved: Help in creating a simple hatch pattern !!!

    the dimensions are in millimeters Four lines to be used to create a line whose length is 1090mm I tried creating the pattern using a Draw Hatch 12.5 tool but I have been getting this 2 errors ...

    Started by sputhran92‎, 26th Jan 2017 02:50 pm
    custom hatch pattern, hatch command, hatch dxf patterns, hatch pattern issues
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    26th Jan 2017 01:08 pm Go to last post
  9. Distance command and clippromptlines Macro

    Hi, I was hoping someone could help me with a macro. I usually have zero lines of prompt history. ( in my workspace ) But when i measure a distance. I'd like to have 3 lines of history...

    Started by 4runner‎, 24th Jan 2017 10:45 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    24th Jan 2017 11:32 pm Go to last post
  10. unlimited pause in macro

    Hi I want to be able to select an unlimited amount of times just after copy base point, see macro below, any suggestions? ^C^C_copybase;\\\\^C^C_pasteblock;\^C^C_erase;p;; many thanks

    Started by comcu‎, 19th Jan 2017 09:25 am
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 396
    19th Jan 2017 11:33 pm Go to last post
  11. Calculate a total of lines length in LT

    hi sometimes im using Autocad LT, i want to be able to use some automation, i need to calculate a total of selected lines and polylines. can i do it with the automation tool LT has to offer? ...

    Started by samifox‎, 17th Jan 2017 02:35 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 288
    18th Jan 2017 06:18 am Go to last post
  12. how to migrate custom toolbar with macro from autocad 2016 to autocad 2017

    Hi everyone, I made a custom icons with macros that loads lisps, how to migrate them from autocad 2016 to autocad 2017? it is very important , I don't want to make the icons again evry time I...

    Started by eyal‎, 12th Jan 2017 09:53 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 458
    13th Jan 2017 03:27 am Go to last post
  13. Download: AutoCAD Classic Workspace script

    I created this script yesterday. I still see people are asking how to get AutoCAD classic workspace in AutoCAD 2015 or later, so I thought I could share it here. Download this script: In AutoCAD,...

    Started by edwinprakoso‎, 11th Jan 2017 04:20 am
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 358
    11th Jan 2017 04:20 am Go to last post
  14. How to view CAD Drawing file in major Browsers

    Dears, I am in need of any DLL or API (free / very low cost) to view the Autocad drawing file through my web-map application which was developed by using ASP.Net (C#). I got an opensource tool,...

    Started by venkat_src‎, 7th Jan 2017 07:28 am
    .net api, activex com, autocad .net, viewer, web development
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 400
    8th Jan 2017 01:46 am Go to last post
  15. Is it possible to create Coordinates Block with diesel expressions

    hi, Is it possible to create Coordinates Block with diesel expressions? please let me know how to create if it possible. thanks and regards Bijoy

    Started by bijoymano‎, 12th Dec 2016 02:17 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    29th Dec 2016 08:08 pm Go to last post
  16. use a setq variable in DIESEL

    Hello all, Im having some issues with mijn custom ribbon... i found this code below: $(if,$(=,$(getvar,cvport),1),!PORT,PORT) This allows makes the button highlighted if the variable CVPORT...

    Started by Aftertouch‎, 16th Dec 2016 11:18 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 484
    29th Dec 2016 01:34 pm Go to last post
  17. Ctrl+shift+A

    Cad version 2016. In my cad program above shortcut does not run group on off function. How can I reset it.

    Started by wimal‎, 16th Dec 2016 09:15 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 479
    28th Dec 2016 10:48 pm Go to last post
  18. DIESEL function within ribbon button, highlight buttons

    Hello all, I have build my own ribbon, but i experience a problem. I have a button in my ribbon that shows the text: STATUS: $(substr,$(getvar,USERS1),1,1) When i start a drawing, the...

    Started by Aftertouch‎, 8th Dec 2016 10:09 am
    • Replies: 6
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    21st Dec 2016 04:10 pm Go to last post
  19. Debugging script

    Need some help debugging a script I am dabbling in. As always, any help would be more than appreciated. requires task.selection dim spoolold=inputbox("Enter Spools To Change: ") dim...

    Started by CACad‎, 6th Dec 2016 06:49 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    6th Dec 2016 09:50 pm Go to last post
  20. Floor Timber Planks Pattern Hatch

    Hi to all, Need urgently a floor timber planks pattern hatch. The timber need to be 1800 x 150 mm. Your help would be much helpful. Have written something like:

    Started by nicolas‎, 13th Aug 2014 08:28 am
    • Replies: 6
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    6th Dec 2016 03:12 pm Go to last post
  21. Export/transfer the workspace in Autocad 2017

    If you want to transfer a workspace of Autocad from one computer to another, and you're looking for how to import, export, backup, and transfer settings to and from Autocad, at this link there is a...

    Started by Icemax76‎, 6th Dec 2016 01:57 pm
    autocad 2017, autocad cui, autocad interface, autocad tutorial
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 284
    6th Dec 2016 01:57 pm Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,036
    18th Nov 2016 09:52 am Go to last post
  23. 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
    • Views: 539
    17th Nov 2016 11:39 pm Go to last post
  24. 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
    • Views: 339
    15th Nov 2016 02:39 am Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Views: 850
    1st Nov 2016 01:45 pm Go to last post

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