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

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  1. "Created By" System Variable

    I've currently taken on the task of updating my organization's title blocks. I'm utilizing Fields in the title block in conjunction with system and sheet set manager variables. I've noticed in the...

    Started by jwhitens‎, 7th Dec 2011 02:34 pm
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    12th Dec 2011 12:08 am Go to last post
  2. "select all layers" command?

    hi, i'd like to create a macro that selects all layers and converts the VP color to black. basically i receive a ton of drawings from different sources (with different layers/layer names), and...

    Started by davesec‎, 23rd May 2013 05:52 pm
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    6th Jun 2013 12:27 am Go to last post
  3. "X" to explode different from "explode"

    Weird question/issue for you guys. I tried a search but man, try searching x or explode and see what happens lol. Here's the scenario. I type "x" from a command line to explode an object. ...

    Started by kungpao‎, 5th May 2011 04:17 pm
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  4. '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
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  5. 'spacetrans works until I put more commands after it

    Any ideas why this works: SetEnv;TextUnderLine;'spacetrans;0.776;but this doesn't: SetEnv;TextUnderLine;'spacetrans;0.776;UCS;Object;Last; It works perfectly when it is the last command in a...

    Started by YZ‎, 26th Nov 2015 08:19 am
    • Replies: 7
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    15th Dec 2015 06:56 am Go to last post
  6. *.LIN file error

    I am trying to use an existing acad.lin file (from work) at home so I can access the established line types. However, when I try and load the line types out of work's LIN file it comes up with an...

    Started by tinKing‎, 25th Apr 2011 05:13 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    26th Apr 2011 08:39 am Go to last post
  7. -inster *dwg en attedit

    hi i'm trying to make an menu my code looks like-> ID_sprinklers ^c^c -insert *file \\ 1 0 \\test;test;test

    Started by wesleyaqua‎, 18th Mar 2014 07:28 pm
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    19th Mar 2014 02:39 am Go to last post
  8. -WBLOCK Command from Command Line?

    Has anyone ever had success using the command lind version of WBLOCK, -WBLOCK when calling it from a macro. First I have to switch FileDia to 0, no problem. I then want to nominate a path and...

    Started by YZ‎, 8th Sep 2015 08:51 am
    • Replies: 9
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    19th Oct 2015 09:21 am Go to last post
  9. .LIN file missing and i need to copy/edit and existing linetype!

    Hi All, This is my first posting so I apologise now for lack of information! I created a linetype several years ago which was used for inserting the size (in text) to the block. I have...

    Started by R1CK3R5‎, 26th Mar 2015 11:03 am
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    26th Mar 2015 12:17 pm Go to last post
  10. .shx file

    Please can someone also help me with an .shx file how do you incorporate that with your drawing so the end user on another PC gets the line-types it contains. Many thanks in advance....

    Started by bugout69‎, 17th Apr 2011 08:00 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    18th Apr 2011 07:28 am Go to last post
  11. 2010 CUI to 2012

    I had ACAD MEP 2010 and updated to 2012. Everything came over just fine with CUI and stuff. My other two CAD guys are still on 2010 at the moment. When I modify the main CUI when I'm in 2012, and...

    Started by jmerch‎, 26th Jan 2012 05:15 pm
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  12. 2010 Custom Button Images won't show on toolbar

    Hey - finally went from 2008 to 2010 and the environment learning curve is driving me crazy. I have my old cui loaded and support path adjusted with where the items are as well as adding the custom...

    Started by Ryder76‎, 19th Sep 2011 05:50 pm
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  13. 2012 dimension grip pop up

    I'm trying to find the new popup menu that "pops-up" when you hover over a dimension grip in the cui...I want add to it

    Started by RickyS‎, 17th Jun 2011 09:38 pm
    • Replies: 2
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  14. 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
  15. A button macro to Thaw frozen layers and Freeze thawed layers

    I use LT, so can only implement macros & DIESEL solutions. Can anyone think of a way to write a command that would toggle the frozen and thawed layers? To my knowledge I cannot use a Layer...

    Started by YZ‎, 25th Jul 2011 08:13 am
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  16. 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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  17. A non lisp way to populate a table with contents of text objects?

    I'm prototyping a faster way to tabulate window heights on survey diagrams. We measure tops and bottoms of windows, but then show them in plan view. Our drafties currently type the heights into...

    Started by YZ‎, 24th Nov 2015 07:34 am
    • Replies: 6
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    26th Nov 2015 09:30 am Go to last post
  18. About CUI customization failure

    Hi I tried to customize my own Ribbon Panel with CUI but don't know what happened it doesn't appear on the screen it's gone and the default panel has gone too, I only got a screen like this, a menu...

    Started by Baiksu‎, 23rd Jan 2014 04:42 am
    • Replies: 1
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    27th Jan 2014 08:17 pm Go to last post
  19. About CUI file

    I want to be able to transfer my customised CUI file to other workstations, including all the commands, images, panels, tabs etc. I have made and/or changed in the CUI. But how to do this? (Not...

    Started by Pietari‎, 29th Apr 2013 01:18 pm
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  20. Acad 2000i custom menu to 2011 menu?

    I have been using 2000i and have customized the menu. I am taking a new job and the company uses 2011. Can I use the customized 2000i menu with 2011?

    Started by CADNICK‎, 2nd Apr 2011 02:32 am
    • Replies: 6
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  21. Embarrassed ACAD 2012 - MACRO SYNTAX to display " Hatch" Dialog Box ?

    Hello, I just upgraded to 2012 from 2010. Loaded my .cuix from 2010, switched to my workspace and away I go . . . Except . . . My HATCH command from my customized tool bar is not working the...

    Started by edion2‎, 28th Jun 2012 09:46 pm
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    10th Jul 2012 02:54 am Go to last post
  22. Acad 2013 customized cui file copied into acad 2016


    Started by NIEKO‎, 6th Apr 2016 02:22 pm
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    8th Apr 2016 07:56 am Go to last post
  23. acad.pgp

    hi regarding to acad.pgp. it has two applications , 1. mapping aliases to autcad commands 2. passing commands and parameters to the OS i want to talk about the second ,

    Started by samifox‎, 17th May 2015 10:37 pm
    • Replies: 2
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  24. Accoreconsole and Diesel expresions

    Hi, I run a batch files with Autocad coreconsole. I use Diesel expressions in my VP to have list of XREFS. When I run accoreconsole.exe and I publish my files, I can't show my XREF List. I...

    Started by pouicpouic‎, 3rd Dec 2014 10:20 am
    • Replies: 2
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    3rd Dec 2014 03:48 pm Go to last post
  25. 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
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    27th Oct 2016 02:52 am Go to last post

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