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Anyone have a hatch for the curvy lines usually associated with insulation?

 

Or send me to a tutorial where I can make my own if you so choose :wink:

 

 

-Taylor

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Dommy2Hotty

How about a linetype? AutoCAD has a linetype named BATTING.

 

I created a LISP routine to load the linetype and draw a line that has the correct scale based on the insulation size and drawing scale...I can give it to you, if you want...

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I can't run LISP routines in AutoCAD LT correct?

 

But I will search for that linetype...I didn't even think to check that. Thanks

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I can't run LISP routines in AutoCAD LT correct?

 

But I will search for that linetype...I didn't even think to check that. Thanks

 

Oops...I didn't look before I posted...

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Oops...I didn't look before I posted...

 

That's cool...I found the linetype, and scaling the line down wasn't a problem at all. Another problem solved on the cadtutor forums! :shock:

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Can you at least give us a little information about what the problem is? Is it a problem with a hatch pattern or a problem with a lisp routine or a problem with a linetype or a problem with scaling? :?

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hi,

I use Batting a lot for my insulation sections - I just opened that attachment and all I got was a page full numbers - lots of numbers.

Is there something else I shopuld do to it or have I got something set wrong?

 

cheers,

 

Smudger

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Here's a more efficient version of that BATTINSUL hatch. It looks the same, but all the unnecessary duplication and differing spacings have been removed.

 

*BATTINSUL,BATTINSUL (efficient small version)
;----------------------------------------------------------------------
; Pattern written by HatchKit v2.7 Hatch Pattern Editor
; HatchKit v2.7 Hatch Pattern Editor(c) Cadro Pty Ltd 1990-2007.
; [url="http://www.cadro.com.au/hatchkit/"]www.cadro.com.au/hatchkit/[/url]
;----------------------------------------------------------------------
;-Template=BATTINSUL,BATTINSUL
;-Source =C:\Documents and Settings\Hugh\My Documents\BATTINSUL.PAT
;-Date =25/09/2007
;-Time =9:02:49 PM
;----------------------------------------------------------------------
74.8352172299,0.1771,0.9579,12.8711770908,0.0268730411076,0.111,-13.9382297459
-67.1012536037,0.2036,0.7338,2.47190993325,0.0439687288314,0.2558,-8.33088282042
-14.064635312,0.08823,0.1448,4.8119408458,0.040597225286,0.08127,-9.2185165207
14.0646353119,0.1671,0.125,4.48784567492,0.0405972252861,0.08127,-9.21851652067
-74.8352172299,0.1281,1.065,1.17805265514,0.0268730411076,0.111,-13.9382297459
25.0089453241,0.206,1.065,2.59721654072,0.0353121802716,0.1414,-10.5502515941
52.4486755958,0.2459,0.1448,2.8099019349,0.052977168901,0.1374,-6.98917048922
-52.448675596,0.004471,0.2537,4.3166685543,0.052977168901,0.1374,-6.9891704892
83.8125227449,0.004471,0.2537,12.5016343296,0.011072157934,0.2459,-33.8527400974
67.1012536037,0.03078,0.4982,6.11477288716,0.0439687288314,0.2558,-8.33088282042
-25.0089453241,0,1.125,8.09443505337,0.0353121802716,0.14144,-10.5502115941
-83.8632671306,0.3033,0.4982,9.09534825883,0.030199681935,0.2459,-12.2557392326
83.2549943627,0.1305,0.7338,3.40577841418,0.0663597207299,0.2257,-5.46367789881
-83.2549943627,0.1771,0.9579,2.28359948464,0.0663597207299,0.2257,-5.46367789881

 

 

There's no reason for hatch patterns to contain that level of repetition.

 

Hugh Adamson

www.cadro.com.au

BATTINSUL.zip

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bold architecture design
Here is a lisp routine that I got from a friend years ago (still works great)

 

[ATTACH]2703[/ATTACH]

 

 

should do the trick

 

Hi, pretty new to the Forum and with a Vectorworks background, but slowly (after 5 years!) picking up ACAD. This routine is great but each time I use the command 'Insul' it turns off my OSNAP settings and I have to turn them on again and they've all been turned off by default. Little bit frustrating as I need the OSNAP generally each time I use the Insul lsp routine. Any advice greatly appreciated. :?

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Open the insul.lsp wsith a text editor (even Notepad) and comment out this line

 

(setvar "OSMODE" 0)

 

with a semicolon prefix like this.

 

; (setvar "OSMODE" 0)

 

Save the file - you will then keep your osnaps as is.

 

I haven't tested how it will affect the routine's operation but it could be worth a try.

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Hi guys.

 

I tried to use the hatch file you provided, but it wont draw curves, but non-continueous lines crossing each other, it is ugly.

 

I tried the lisp routine as well, but once finished setting parameters, it works for a few seconds, countinueously writing: "A" is unkown order", and so on... and then nothing happens.

 

I use AutoCAD 2007 hungarian version.

 

Any suggestions?

 

Thanks in advance.

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Here is a lisp routine that I got from a friend years ago (still works great)

 

[ATTACH]2703[/ATTACH]

 

 

should do the trick

 

this is a great lisp routine, but I'm wondering if there's a way to edit it so that the angles of the insulation from one arc to the next are a little steeper? I'd like arcs of the finished batt to come closer together or even touch, but I'm not sure what variables to tweak.

 

thanks!

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Cyberkid

Do anyone know how to get an LISP rutine that makes a zigzag insulation like this:

 

best regards to all

 

cyberkid

Zigzag.jpg

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