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bluebravo posted a topic in AutoCAD Drawing Management & OutputHello! Quick FYI: (1) I am a brand new forum member, but I have looked up CAD issues on CADTutor various times! (2) I believe myself to be an intermediate level skilled CAD user Goal: I am trying to create a dynamic block of plywood that can be rotated, lengthened, and thickened. The block would contain two parallel lines and a hatch between them. I think I can achieve the lengthening with linear stretch and the thickening I can probably figure out, but I do need help with the rotation! Please see image for desired result: I have tried chained rotation actions, but th
DS-precast posted a topic in .NET, ObjectARX & VBAHello All I'm trying to write a vba routine which allows me to get the starting width and length of a polyline shape by specifying three points. The polyline will usually be made up of orthographic straight lines (but not always) Points 1 and 2 are the start and end points of the first side, from which I get the starting width and angle of the first side. Point 3 is a point anywhere on the opposite side. The length of the bay is the perpendicular distance between Point 3 and the first side (a line joining Points 1 & 2). I have written a (crude) LISP routine using vlax-curve-get