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

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  1. Switch to another opened drawing in a script

    Good morning, I couldn't see an answer to this so sorry if I have missed it somewhere, or am asking a very simple question. I am trying to get my head round Scripts and have got so far. I am...

    Started by Steven P‎, 19th Feb 2018 10:55 am
    • Replies: 6
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  2. Mtext Toolbar Button Not Working

    Hello, I'm trying to create a command line for a tool bar button that will create mtext but middle justify it using "J" and "MC" inside the mtext command. Anyone know how to do that?

    Started by ryankevin15‎, 1st Feb 2018 06:11 pm
    autocad, lisp, mtext, toolbar
    • Replies: 4
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    1st Feb 2018 08:24 pm Go to last post
  3. Edit MTEXT Special Character List

    The MTEXT symbol option lists several unicode strings for special characters such as delta and omega, etc (see screenshot). I would like to edit the list to include \U+0081. This code specifically...

    Started by slovenc0417‎, 12th Jan 2018 04:25 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    13th Jan 2018 02:35 pm Go to last post
  4. Question Counting objects inside hatched area

    How can I count objects automatically inside a hatched area. Is there a quick command for doing this? Need help. thanks, Orjen

    Started by Orjen‎, 8th Jan 2018 04:13 am
    • Replies: 2
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    8th Jan 2018 04:10 pm Go to last post
  5. Leader sub menu modification

    Hello All! I would like to add another command to the pop up sub-menu (see attached image) that come up when you place your courser over a leader. I would like ADD the option to remove a...

    Started by mjavy7‎, 6th Dec 2017 04:28 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    2nd Jan 2018 08:33 pm Go to last post
  6. help with macro command

    Hi. Can someone please help me, tell me or explain to me how to create new layer with macro. I want define a new button which when I push it will make new layer and ask me for define name and...

    Started by rotaidar‎, 21st Oct 2017 01:36 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    27th Nov 2017 10:23 pm Go to last post
  7. zoom and pan with right click

    scared with modifying the cui so maybe someone can help me. i want to set the rmb (right mouse button) to pan and ctrl+rmb to zoom i.e. just like in rhino.. is this possible and can maybe...

    Started by chrisdarmanin‎, 12th Nov 2017 10:44 pm
    cui, mouse, pan, rhino, zoom
    • Replies: 1
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    13th Nov 2017 02:10 pm Go to last post
  8. Layout-tab name in a macro.

    Hello, I have made a macro which print a specifically area of different layout-tabs. It works fine. But now i have to use it in other drawings with other layout-tab names and than the macro...

    Started by GVR‎, 11th May 2011 07:48 am
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    • Replies: 18
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    9th Nov 2017 12:46 pm Go to last post
  9. Rotate copy reference around a centerpoint

    Hi all, I've been trying to create a macro to rotate an object around a centerpoint while copying it. If doing this the long way my actions are as follows: rotate enter select object enter...

    Started by alexcolodner‎, 4th Nov 2017 01:11 am
    • Replies: 6
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    7th Nov 2017 02:01 am Go to last post
  10. Can these commands be executed without dialog boxes?

    I want to put this into a script. I need to select all instances of this block and change it's layer and linetype. I can't use a lisp since don't know programming.

    Started by bustr‎, 1st Nov 2017 04:45 pm
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    • Replies: 10
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    2nd Nov 2017 01:01 pm Go to last post
  11. GETPAT.lsp needs dwgprefix handling

    In the Netherlands some bright people can up with the idea to standarize the national standard with custom hatch patterns. I never understood this because it only leads to .. welll.., a whole lot of...

    Started by halam‎, 12th Oct 2017 10:56 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    1st Nov 2017 05:17 pm Go to last post
  12. AutoCAD AutoCAD - Mass Convert DWG To DXF (Batch Convert DWG To DXF) (Mas DWG Convert)

    Hi Guys,:) I Wanted To Mass Convert Some DWGs To DXFs, So, I looked Around and found some commercial softwares and also some lisp routine, but they didn't workout as i expected so i made a...

    Started by kArThIcK hAcKeR‎, 3rd May 2014 11:18 am
    • Replies: 4
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    27th Oct 2017 02:05 pm Go to last post
  13. Script to open read only and plot drawings by lisp

    I create a script: (vla-activate (vla-open (vla-get-documents (vlax-get-acad-object)) "C:/TEST/PlotDrawing.dwg" :VLAX-TRUE)) (load "C:\\TEST\\PDF.lsp") (c:pdf) _close Y However, the command do...

    Started by CloudJack‎, 10th Oct 2017 12:38 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    12th Oct 2017 12:44 pm Go to last post
  14. line type change

    Hello guys, I working on AutoCAD 2010. And for some reasons, some line types have changed as shown in the attachments (linetype scale, lineweight, and thickness are not changed). Could you please...

    Started by harrydang‎, 12th Sep 2017 02:57 am
    • Replies: 9
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    14th Sep 2017 01:45 pm Go to last post
  15. Remove all 3DSolids within Blocks Script

    Hi Does anybody know of a script for AutoCAD 2012 that will remove all 3DSolids within a drawing even if they are nested within a block/s? Any help would be great Thanks Bob

    Started by Bobzy20‎, 28th Jul 2017 12:21 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    22nd Aug 2017 07:28 am Go to last post
  16. Is there a way to hatch using an image??

    Hi, as per title is there a way to hatch a boundary with an image rather than hatch patten? i know you can clip an image to the shape needed but i ideally need it to tile the images together inside...

    Started by dan_g8‎, 31st Oct 2014 06:15 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    16th Aug 2017 09:07 am Go to last post
  17. Autocad dwg to pdf by script with batch file help....

    I need a script that will convert multiple DWG files to ONE single PDF file,I found one that does convert the dgw file but to single pdfs , im also having some issues with DWG files that are "read ...

    Started by bmartinez‎, 1st Aug 2017 08:33 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd Aug 2017 05:56 am Go to last post
  18. is there a DIESEL way to perform a Filter or Qselect action?

    hi is there a DIESEL way to perform a Filter or Qselect action?

    Started by samifox‎, 28th Jul 2017 04:54 am
    • Replies: 2
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    28th Jul 2017 09:18 am Go to last post
  19. keyboard shortcut wont work

    hi for some reasom in the CUI 1.im loading a partial costume file 2.im loading the lisp file 3.Keybord Shortcut > New > Overriden Keybord Shortcut notes:

    Started by samifox‎, 20th Jul 2017 07:08 am
    • Replies: 3
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    24th Jul 2017 12:43 pm Go to last post
  20. Custom Hatch with Random Line Spacing

    Trying to create a custom hatch pattern that is just simple random spaced lines. What do we have to do to the y-offset to create the look of multiple randomly spaced lines? Preferably, lines spaced...

    Started by Clinehud‎, 11th Jul 2013 10:11 pm
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    • Replies: 20
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  21. Setting cui to load on Desktop shortcuts

    Instead of typing menu inside the cad environment and wait to load a specific cui layout, can i include this information on a shortcut somehow and have the appropriate cuiload by double clicking the...

    Started by therock005‎, 5th Jul 2017 12:22 pm
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    • Replies: 10
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    8th Jul 2017 02:43 am Go to last post
  22. Right Click Option

    I lost OLE option on mouse right click How can i got back these options

    Started by EMINENT47‎, 6th Jul 2017 10:03 am
    • Replies: 4
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    6th Jul 2017 03:14 pm Go to last post
  23. Link 2 attribute texts in a block

    Hello I have no idea where to post this so I apoligize if this is the wrong forum, but I was wondering if the following was possible: the setup is that i have a series of blocks that have...

    Started by JDV‎, 28th Jun 2017 10:04 am
    • Replies: 3
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    28th Jun 2017 01:28 pm Go to last post
  24. 2018 CAD Linetype Will Not Change

    I am using 2018 AutoCad and can not get the linetype to change. I have never had this problem before and have tried everything I know how to do. I have tried changing the scale, changing it using...

    Started by DF1127‎, 16th Jun 2017 06:32 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    17th Jun 2017 01:27 am Go to last post
  25. Linetype Scales & Viewbase

    Hi all, I'm updating the office template to incorporate using viewbase with its line type scales. My setting are as per this article:...

    Started by JWhelp‎, 14th Jun 2017 04:19 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    15th Jun 2017 02:29 pm Go to last post

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