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  1. 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
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    Yesterday 06:18 am Go to last post
  2. 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
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    13th Jan 2017 03:27 am Go to last post
  3. 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
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    11th Jan 2017 04:20 am Go to last post
  4. 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: 248
    8th Jan 2017 01:46 am Go to last post
  5. 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: 0
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    3rd Jan 2017 10:22 am Go to last post
  6. 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
    • Views: 252
    29th Dec 2016 08:08 pm Go to last post
  7. 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: 331
    29th Dec 2016 01:34 pm Go to last post
  8. 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: 327
    28th Dec 2016 10:48 pm Go to last post
  9. 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
    • Views: 813
    21st Dec 2016 04:10 pm Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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: 168
    6th Dec 2016 01:57 pm Go to last post
  13. 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
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    18th Nov 2016 09:52 am Go to last post
  14. 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: 376
    17th Nov 2016 11:39 pm Go to last post
  15. 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: 218
    15th Nov 2016 02:39 am Go to last post
  16. 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: 611
    1st Nov 2016 01:45 pm Go to last post
  17. 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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    • Replies: 51
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    27th Oct 2016 01:43 pm Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 256
    27th Oct 2016 02:52 am Go to last post
  19. 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
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,058
    26th Oct 2016 04:16 pm Go to last post
  20. 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
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 642
    26th Sep 2016 12:18 pm Go to last post
  21. 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
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 477
    24th Sep 2016 04:00 am Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Views: 916
    6th Sep 2016 03:16 am Go to last post
  23. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,279
    5th Sep 2016 03:42 am Go to last post
  24. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,885
    30th Aug 2016 03:58 am Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 643
    27th Aug 2016 08:28 am Go to last post

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