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  1. Good Day AllI've turned to forum advice and I really hope someone can help me.I have to create 13 wall panels that will be laser cut. The panel drawings were done in Inventor and I'm editing the flat pattern in AutoCAD. If you look at the attached images of one of these panels you will get the idea, each panel cut-out "pattern" must be randomly generated and I was hoping someone could give me some advice as doing this manually, by hand, is insane and after all we work on machines and machines can automate right!? I am also attaching a flat pattern of one of the panels (they all have different
  2. oturk1

    Lisp Needed

    HI, I need to create a Lisp to do the following in a series of drawings within a folder and then save as a new file. Superflatten entire drawing. Audit and fix errors. overkill entire drawing Convert all. Purge all. Remove Hatching. Remove DIms. Create boundary box from most southern and most western extremities of building. move boundary box and content from basepoint to be 2000,2000 from 0,0. Id like to type "deepclean" as command in future, I have over 1000 drawings to run this on so ideally id like to f
  3. Hello. I would like to show you my pack of plugins to automize design engineering processes in AutoCAD. My professional field is Audio/Video/Radio/TV etc complexes. I need your professional feedback. Is it useful or not? Is it comfortable to work?Is it make your work easier? Please, visit aadbsoftware.com. Also there is Youtube Channel where I put all videos with working plugins. P.S I forgot to mentioned that only for two plugins are paid because of databases. Other, such as DrawRack and FillRack, are free to use forever. If you download and install DEMO you will have them for f
  4. ethangale25

    Automatic Drawing

    Hello All, This is my first post on CADTutor forum. This is a pretty extensive request, however I am looking to essentially do this exact routine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLOif87iLMw This automated process of creating the stepped boundaries to angled polylines based on the size of a panel, as well as automatically drawing panels into the drawn boundaries, etc, is everything that I need. Creating profile views, cross sections, etc. The question is, are there any AutoCAD commands that would expediate this programming or do I need to brute force this and essentially crea
  5. Check out this new Engineering & CAD automation service. AutoEngr.com. Our services include CAD API programming and parametric modeling services for zero up-front costs. We create custom automation to match you needs, then run it whenever you need to complete the task. It's a hassle free low cost solution to automation. Request a custom service or use an existing off-the-shelf service today!
  6. Hello everyone, my name is Bruno and this is my first post here!! Is important to say that I work with cad since 2014. I'm good in 2-D , and I have a little of experience in 3-D drawning. I'm sorry, but I've never used a Lisp. This is what is happening: I was teaching numerical integration to my brother using autocad. I made a drawning and divide it into ten equally spaced segments, as showed below. I used " ID " to get the length of each chord, so I could paste into a excel sheet and calculate the area. My doubt is: Is there any way to get the ID of multiple lines
  7. Hi, was wondering if there was any routine which would automate dimensions in an architectural plan. This is present in refit, and we could have it in Autocad where we could draw a line through a floor plan and "stretch" the dimensions of all the intersecting lines to a convenient point. Thanks
  8. Hey guys, Just curious and looking for suggestions, but like the title says, what kind of automation or macros do you guys like to run in your Inventor? For example, we tend to have to send pdf's of part prints instead of actual Inventor or CAD formats to manufacturers for release or what not. So, in the drawing template there is a rule that runs and creates (if one doesn't exist) or resaves (if it does exist) a pdf file every time you save. And as always, I like to hit save a bunch so I lose as little info as possible if my computer crashes or Inventor does. As long as you have t
  9. Hey guys, This seems like an impossible maneuver, but I'd kick myself if I didn't ask the question. What'd I'd like to do: Essentially draw a selection box/window around an object in model space, and it is auto-magically captured inside of a viewport on a brand new Layout tab (duplicating the layout settings of an already existing "master" tab). I'm so used to using the "Print Window" feature, it seems liked it'd be possible to snapshot objects in this manner in a more permanent fashion, making plotting quicker and easier. Especially if I need to do multiple prints. Thought
  10. Hello Everyone! I am using vanilla AutoCad (R14-2012) and was wondering what the best solution would be for this problem (other than manually drawing each outline which I currently do!) I am looking to draw polylines along each point creating a polyline outline (perimeter) around the selected points. This in itself is quite difficult to do well(haven't found a great method yet) but there are multiple groups of points that I would like polylines around without selecting each individual group of points (in an ideal world). I realize that getting something 100% right is impossible an
  11. Hi all ... Not new to v/lisp, but new to this great forum. I'm looking to automate title block revision, pdf generation and transmittals via lisp (which will probably be later converted to VB). My question is: Is it possible to create pdf's via script that will assign filenames [which I will extract from the drawings] ? from what I have managed to ascertain this is achievable. 1) by a 3rd party pdf application (which I'm not against, but I would just prefer an all-in-one custom solution to save on portability/deployment issues) 2) by editing a registry entry (not keen on this, hop
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