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  1. Hey all! Been a while... New job... Working in 2008 LT SP1 right now, and have been noticing most drawings I have inherited are HUGE! Even a blank drawing I have created from deleting objects, purging, ran "audit" and saved back is still over 300kb. Decided to open this up in ACAD LT 2012. and get this dialog... Clicking YES and saving the file reduces the file size in some cases 10 fold... Is this option available in 2008 LT? If so, I do not see the dialog. Read elsewhere that this dialog, once turned off (check the box), cannot be turned back on. Thoughts anyone? Glad to be back! -SlimP
  2. I have a vector map of a floor and all i am given are vectors and grade ratios (i.e. 1:155.095, 1:97.561) of the floor. The problem is that I only want to look at the areas of the floor that are below a certain grade ratio (1:69), but they are ratios set as Text Contents so AutoCAD doesnt understand that these ratios are numbers. I am looking for a Lisp function that, for each text if a ratio across an entire floor (or the layout), copy the text (which is a ratio), find out the number that the ratio is (i.e. take the 1 and divide by 69), then replace the text with just the number (0.0145). I want this to do this for every instance, and there are over 37,000 of these texts on the floor in question. I have attached an image that depicts what I have in the layout. Does anyone know of a lisp function that can do this?
  3. Hello all. I have a routine that enters data labels in a drawing where the user would like them. It finds data in a file and inserts it based on the label number the user inputs. However, for the data labels that we enter that have no information, but the user still wants that label called out, it simply enters "#50.00-0.00". I was able to remove the "0.00" suffix because it was obvious in the code. But I would also like to remove ".00" immediately after the data label, and this isnt working out in my favor. The only thing that I would like displayed is "#50-". No decimals and no zeros. I have included the routine. and snap shot of the data labels. With the original on bottom. The current in the middle. And the goal data label I am looking for on top. Hope this helps and plenty thanks in advance. (defun c:DTEST (/ *ERROR* oldlayr p1 p2 DPNUM) (defun *error* (msg) (if oldlayr (setvar "clayer" oldlayr)) (if oldos (setvar "osmode" oldos)) (if msg (prompt msg)) (princ) ) (defun getdpnum () (if (= dpnum nil) (setq dpnum (getreal "\nEnter STARTING datapoint number (1.00-999.99): ")) (setq dpnum (+ dpnum 1))) ) (WHILE (setq oldos (getvar "osmode")) (setq oldlayr (getvar "clayer")) (command "._-layer" "s" DATAPOINT "") (initget 1) (setq p1 (getpoint "\nSelect datapoint location on pipe: ")) (setvar "osmode" 0) (initget 33) (setq p2 (getpoint p1 "\nSelect datapoint label location: ")) (getdpnum) (get_info "DATAPOINTS" "END DATAPOINTS" DPINFO "#" "-") (command "._-layer" "s" oldlayr "") (setvar "OSMODE" OLDOS) ) (*error* nil) (prin1))
  4. I am looking for a routine to automate what we already do. We have a routine that currently when we run the command it ask for "Select location on pipe" which then user selects a point where they want the leader to start. After selecting the initial point the user then selects the "landing" point- the point where the number on a specific layer will appear. It then asks the user to enter the number for point they are referencing. Once the user hits "1" then "enter". It automatically puts in that number on the layer specified in the code with a prefix(#) and a suffix (-). This gets the job done.. However, I am curious to see if there is a way we can automate the numbering some way so that maybe when the user starts the command it prompts [specify Starting Reference Point Number] so if the user wants to start with #44, he/she enters #44 then can begin putting in these points and it populate the numbers automatically instead of the user having to RERUN the command separately, having to specify the number then hit enter everytime. Basically identical to Lee Macs Incremental Numbering Suite but with the option to pull leaders. Just seeing if there is anything out there I can use? Thanks in advance.
  5. Hi to all, Please someone knows if its possible to create a field on a text form that could count a number of texts inside a drawing?... Eg.: I have the word "L1" 10 times in a drawing, it's possible to create a field that show me how many L1 I have in this drawing? Count of L1 = [10]; the item 10 it's automatic updates.
  6. Hi all, I'm looking to sequentially number all my text inserts but based on their content. For example, imagine I have 5 text boxes with the contents as "Text" and 5 with the contents "Number". I want the "Text" boxes to be numbered 1 - 5 and the "Number" boxes to be numbered 1 - 5. I'm aware I can use TCOUNT to auto-number them, but this would mean selecting each box individually based on it's contents. Does anyone know if there is a way of doing this, without using LISP? I have done a google search but I'm not coming up with much. Thanks in advance, Clare
  7. Hi guys i'm trying to figure out how to make this lisp and I'm just not able to get it done I would like a lisp to do this by launching "CHC" - Select objects (or objects could be already selected when launching the CHC lisp) - Question asked: "Which color ?" (answering a color number) - If number is 256 or more (its wrong) and the question has to be reasked to get a number between 1 and 255. -Change selection set to the color# answered I've try this but it doesnt work : (defun c:chc ( / obj col#) (setq cmdecho 0) (setq obj (ssget)) (setq col# (getint "\nQuelle couleur ? : ")) (if (< col# 255) (setq col# (getint "\nQuelle couleur ? : " (command "change" obj "" "properties" "color" col# ""))) ) (princ) ) Thanks!
  8. Hi All What i'm looking to do is the following with a lisp routine. pick 1st pick 2nd place answer (10) 5'-0" = 50' Thanks, Brian
  9. I made a couple routines for a friend who wanted to increment numbers and letters. I know there are a few different programs out there already but you only learn by trying, right! I used kind of a different approach than the programs I have seen. I tried to understand Lees suite but promptly gave up on that adventure... for now... Please take a look as I would like to know if I did anything that could be improved. All your input lately has been much appreciated, thank you all! The numbering program creates a new text style and gives the user an option to add a suffix to the number with a default option. Is the key the only way i can exit this to be able to reset my variables? (defun c:incnum(/ *error oldcmd oldtextstyle num tht inc lr bp) (setq oldcmd (getvar 'cmdecho) oldtextstyle (getvar 'textstyle) ) (defun *error* (msg) (if oldcmd (setvar 'cmdecho oldcmd)) (if oldtextstyle (setvar 'textstyle oldtextstyle)) (setq msg "Function Completed") (princ msg) (princ) ) (setvar 'cmdecho 0) (command "-style" "ROMANS" "romans.shx" "" "" "" "" "" "") (initget 7) (setq num (getint "\nEnter number to start:")) (initget 7) (setq tht (getreal "\nEnter text height desired:")) (initget 7) (setq inc (getint "\nEnter number to increment by:")) (initget "Left Right") (setq LR (getkword "\nChoose kerf [Left/Right] <Right>: ")) (if(not LR)(setq LR "Right")) (initget 1) (while (setq bp (getpoint "\nPick point--Press <Esc> when finished")) (entmake (list (cons 0 "text") (cons 1 (if (= LR "Right") (strcat(itoa num)",r") (itoa num) ) ) (cons 10 bp) (cons 11 bp) (cons 40 tht) (cons 7 "romans") ) ) (setq num (+ inc num)) (initget 1) ) ) The letter program is set up to always display capital letters regardless of the case of the input.. Also it will quit after letter "Z". (defun c:inclet(/ *error oldcmd start nascii tht bp) (setq oldcmd (getvar 'cmdecho)) (defun *error* (msg) (if oldcmd (setvar 'cmdecho oldcmd)) (setq msg "Function Completed") (princ msg) (princ) ) (setvar 'cmdecho 0) (initget "a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u z w x y z") (setq start (getkword "\Enter starting letter: ")) (if(> (setq nascii (ascii start)) 90) (setq nascii (- nascii 32))) (setq tht (getvar "TEXTSIZE")) (initget 1) (while(<= nascii 90) (setq bp (getpoint "\nPick point--Press <Esc> when finished")) (entmake (list (cons 0 "text") (cons 1 (chr nascii)) (cons 10 bp) (cons 11 bp) (cons 40 tht) ) ) (setq nascii (+ 1 nascii)) (initget 1) ) )
  10. How do we flip the dimension numbers from one side of the line to another? My dimension always appears on the left hand side for a vertical line and on the top for horizontal line... Can I make them appear on the bottom or right side? How do I do it? Command: DIMLINEAR
  11. Hello Everyone! As my first post I'm going to give a doozy. I've searched and searched, but can't find a lisp or info that helps me with my problem. Maybe I can find some help here - even though I've already turned grey, I'd still appreciate it. So, here we go... I insert attributed blocks into my drawings that list part number, model number, etc. Along with these attributes, there's another tag that is an incremental number (used in our Bill of Materials). If there are two identical parts (i.e., same model number), the incremental number needs to be the same; if the parts are different, the next sequential number needs to be used. Doing this by hand is not only time-consuming, but tends to be extraordinarily erroneous. So I'm looking to make a lisp routine that I can run to auto-number these blocks. I'm thinking that I can insert my blocks (or re-use them, copy, etc.) without too much concern over the number tag, then run the lisp at the end to give the numbers to each unique block. It'd be nice if any numbers already there could stay the same (we re-use drawings all the time). Block: BOMTAG Tags: ITEM (Increment Number) MODEL (Model Number) PART (Part Number) I don't know a ton of lisp, so I don't know that I can make it on my own, but maybe a nudge in the right direction could keep me from wasting a bunch of time. Any ideas? Make a list of blocks, do something with them, give if-then statements, re-number if needed, move to next block. Easy to type, hard to program. Free rendering to anyone who gets the winning code. Thanks so much, I appreciate any help. -stu
  12. When I open an AutoCAD file which I receive from a client, before starting to work, I want to know how big is the file. Or how many objects are there in the file? Is there any command to show the number of objects (points, lines, circles, …) in a file?
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