Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mirror Text

Here is a quick tip: Have you ever mirrored text and it was backwards and looked as if it was being seen through the rear-view mirror of your car? Well this is how you fix that. Change the System Variable … Continue reading

Posted in BASICS, Text, TIPS | 4 Comments

AutoLISP: Break Line

If you’ve ever used the Express Tool BREAKLINE, you know how frustrating it is to get the darn thing to look correct. Here is a great lisp routine that makes the size of the break symbol proportional to the 2 … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, TIPS | 5 Comments

AutoLISP: Block Count With A Table

As I promised in an earlier post, here is the block counter that places a table with a preview of the block within the table. An additional feature is to specify the text size of the text within the table … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, Blocks, TIPS | 37 Comments

AUTOLISP: Select By Layer

Here is an AutoLISP routine that I use a lot. It is a quick way to select an object and then make a selection set of everything on that layer. I know that there is the new command in AutoCAD … Continue reading

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OVERKILL Is Your Friend

It’s been a little over a week since I last posted. My wife and I had our second child and I picked up some contract drafting work so I’ve been a little busy. But doing the contract work is helping … Continue reading

Posted in Express Tools, Settling In, TIPS | 6 Comments