Monthly Archives: June 2011

AutoLISP: Array Rectanglular

Following the previous post concerning alternate array routines: here is one that is similar to the previous except that you can make rectangular arrays. Again, thanks to Lee-Mac. Here’s how: RECARR <enter> to start (RECtangular ARRay) Select object(s) to be … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Array Single Line (Vector)

So the new array tool is cool but it may be frustrating at the same time. Autodesk didn’t make the new array tool very intuitive. Here is a lisp routine that works in any UCS and is more intuitive than … Continue reading

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Working in a Viewport

You may already know that if you double click inside a viewport that is on a layout tab you will be able to work in model space even though you are in paper space. This is known as working in … Continue reading

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Quickly Make a new Viewport

Here is a quick tip to quickly make a new paper space viewport. Set the layer to what you want the viewport frame to be on. It is best to use a designated layer for viewports that are set to … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Arc Tangent to Line

I know that this blog has a lot of AutoLISP code on it. I will focus on regular drafting topics soon. It’s just that I have recently needed these LISP routines and thought that if they were handy for me, … Continue reading

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How to copy code from the internet and this blog.

So IĀ receivedĀ a question about how to copy code in general. I made my first video and instead of posting it here and taking up the limited amount of memory that WordPress allows, I posted it at YouTube.com This will show … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: ViewPort Lock & Unlock

Here is another short but sweet LISP routine by Lee-Mac found at the AUGI forums. This one is great because it does 4 functions. You can Lock or Unlock viewports byselecting them or you can Lock or Unlock all of … Continue reading

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