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

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  1. Custom toolbar icon path resetting itself

    I am using AutoCAD 2008 I have set up a toolbar with custom icons and have copied the icons onto a network drive under a certain path. I have set up the AutoCAD Files setting for Custom icons...

    Started by Drwo‎, 17th May 2010 02:42 pm
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    20th May 2010 09:10 am Go to last post
  2. Ribbon / Table edit toolbar issue

    I've grown to be quite fond of the ribbon, but ever since I moved to it, the toolbar that pops up above a table whenever you select a cell is gone. If I close the ribbon, then it works. I would like...

    Started by Rebel‎, 14th May 2010 09:40 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    24th May 2010 04:32 pm Go to last post
  3. Script (not LISP!) to change VP visibility etc?

    I've been trying unsuccessfully to create a script/macro that does the following from within a sheet file with a base plan xref: -user input: active viewport -user input: plan, RCP, demolition,...

    Started by Kostritz‎, 4th Feb 2009 09:55 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    24th May 2010 08:17 pm Go to last post
  4. My zoom window macro stopped working

    This macro worked great for years. Now all of a sudden, it stopped. I can't figure out why (defun c:zw () (setq pt1 (getpoint "\nSelect First Window Point: ")) (setq pt1 (osnap...

    Started by rookie37‎, 29th May 2010 12:43 am
    • Replies: 2
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    29th May 2010 02:00 am Go to last post
  5. Button Bars & Marcro

    Hi to everybody, Could you help me to assign a macro to a button bar ? it's possible ? I'm using Autocad 2010. Of course I tried to read help but with-out results. Many Thanks

    Started by PeterPan9720‎, 31st May 2010 02:08 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    31st May 2010 02:21 pm Go to last post
  6. Question Editting F3 shortcut function key

    I am using AutoCad 2008. I was setting my function keys to my favorite shortcuts. Somehow my F3 button messed up. When I hit F3 I get the Osnap setting dialong box, with all of the Osnap setting...

    Started by Trickworm‎, 6th Jul 2010 11:34 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    8th Jul 2010 09:07 pm Go to last post
  7. Commands typed on keyboard appears at the cursor

    When I type commands on the keyboard it appears at the cursor and not command window. I don't like it at the cursor - how can I deactivate it ? Autocad 2010 win vista

    Started by sadhu‎, 9th Jul 2010 10:58 am
    • Replies: 2
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    12th Jul 2010 09:51 am Go to last post
  8. Question Wood grain hatch

    I am using AutoCAD 2008. It is not loaded with a wood grain hatch pattern. Can someone tell me how to get one and how to install it into my program? Thanks-Steve

    Started by Trickworm‎, 8th Jul 2010 07:56 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    14th Jul 2010 04:22 pm Go to last post
  9. need amendment to a "close" script

    hi all, we have a script written by an ex employee which does some cleaning up of a drawing before closing it. The one thing it does which i dont want it to do, is delete every layer that doesn't...

    Started by gazzalp‎, 13th Jul 2010 03:54 am
    • Replies: 3
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    21st Jul 2010 04:19 am Go to last post
  10. Plot multiple layers via script

    Hi, I have a script that will plot layers automatically without me going into layer manager and changing them and then clicking plot. The drawings i will be working with are electrical, they...

    Started by pharrold‎, 19th Jul 2010 10:52 am
    autocad lt, layers, multiple, plot, script
    • Replies: 1
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    21st Jul 2010 11:20 am Go to last post
  11. Wink multiple drawings xref binding

    Could anyone help me! i'm looking for a script file or lisp that can open, bind xrefs, purge, audit, save and close a multiple drawings i one shot. Maybe i'm being lazy, but i need to do this...

    Started by bugoy202‎, 18th Jul 2010 08:15 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    21st Jul 2010 09:02 pm Go to last post
  12. 'hatch' & 'gradient' are not working in my autocad 2007. Why?

    Please tell me solution for the issue that 'hatch' & 'gradient' are not working in my autocad 2007

    Started by ajikumar_kg‎, 27th Jul 2010 01:56 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    27th Jul 2010 02:18 pm Go to last post
  13. Question can a macro open a drawing

    I had a look around and couldn't find a solution to this, there has been unanswered posts about it aswell so I'm just calling out for help again. Here is what I have so far; and this is...

    Started by jamesfear‎, 28th May 2010 01:25 am
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    28th Jul 2010 11:51 pm Go to last post
  14. Unhappy Macro/script help?

    Hi guys, i'm really new to this, been trying to find examples for a couple of days now on how to edit a load of drawings in a folder and up-rev them all & then simply save them. To up-rev them all...

    Started by hughesey‎, 29th Jul 2010 08:35 am
    • Replies: 1
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    29th Jul 2010 08:55 am Go to last post
  15. AutoCAD hatch patterns

    I am using AutoCAD 2007 and i have got hatch patterns that i wish to add to the standard AutoCAD hatch patterns. How can i do this?

    Started by albert‎, 30th Jul 2010 08:59 am
    • Replies: 1
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    30th Jul 2010 09:17 am Go to last post
  16. Loading Custom .lin file

    Dear Friends!! I havd crated some customized .lin file (say, A.lin). Now I wish whrn I insert my standard .dwt template it will load A.lin in default?? Another option may be it will ask for...

    Started by balimela‎, 2nd Aug 2010 06:44 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    4th Aug 2010 06:07 pm Go to last post
  17. Enterprise CUI

    I want to setup an enterprise CUI file. How do I go about it? Can I make a copy of my acad.cui file and use that as my enterprise cui file or is this wrong?? Anywhere I can find a good article...

    Started by woodman78‎, 1st Jul 2010 11:23 am
    • Replies: 1
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    5th Aug 2010 01:48 am Go to last post
  18. Can I use a macro to select certain objects?

    So far I have been unsuccessful at attempting the following: 1. A button that selects and erases all points in a model. 2. A button that selects all blocks in a model and brings them to front....

    Started by YZ‎, 21st Jul 2010 01:21 am
    • Replies: 8
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    5th Aug 2010 09:00 pm Go to last post
  19. PROFILES / CROSS SECTIONS lost from tool bar.

    I have 3 machines running LDD 2006. 2 do not have Profiles or Cross sections as a menu option. 1) Why? 2) can I just copy over the menu files without adversely affecting these machines and their...

    Started by gooberbob1‎, 9th Aug 2010 02:54 pm
    cross sections, cui, menus, profiles
    • Replies: 0
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    9th Aug 2010 02:54 pm Go to last post
  20. Script+Macro to change drawings

    Ok, so I caved and made a Script+Macro combo to get my two thousand blocks sorted. At least a big part of them. This is what I got Macro: ^C^Cscript "C:/Documents and...

    Started by Tiger‎, 11th Aug 2010 08:21 am
    • Replies: 5
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    11th Aug 2010 09:58 am Go to last post
  21. DDVPoint customization question

    A coworker wants to set up a custom DDVPoint button. He wants it to use preset values for the X axis and the XY plane. What do I need to put in the button macro to achieve this. Macro: ...

    Started by f700es‎, 11th Aug 2010 03:43 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    11th Aug 2010 04:26 pm Go to last post
  22. Drawing craeating line type : Inclined

    Dear All! I wanted to crated a custom line typr for rock line excavation (Type 1 and 2), attached for example. what will be the command if I write the code in the notepad. Thanks in advance. ...

    Started by balimela‎, 2nd Aug 2010 07:15 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    16th Aug 2010 03:29 pm Go to last post
  23. Macro to edit text attributes?

    I am using LT 2009 . I have placed a block with an attribute to number-tag windows in elevation . Some windows have been removed - and I have to renumber a lot of block tags . Is there a macro...

    Started by sinnerboy‎, 12th Aug 2010 11:59 am
    • Replies: 2
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    17th Aug 2010 08:59 am Go to last post
  24. Menus Issues

    Hi there, need help and tips from you guys. I have created a menus in my pc, and I want to share it to my colleagues. I want to save and transfer to the server so that they can used my menus. Could...

    Started by rengised‎, 17th Aug 2010 03:56 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    17th Aug 2010 04:37 pm Go to last post
  25. Question Decompile SHX files?

    I can't seem to locate a tool to decompile SHX files. The express tool DUMPSHX doesn't seem to exist in C3D 2011 and I have not been able to find the SHX2SHP.exe tool I have read about. :( ...

    Started by chulse‎, 18th Aug 2010 01:29 pm
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    shape, shp, sxh
    • Replies: 10
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    19th Aug 2010 12:45 pm Go to last post

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