Monthly Archives: November 2011

Undocumented command Circle, Tangent X 3

I previously mentioned [here] that the circle command with the TTT (tangent, tangent, tangent) option was only available with use of the ribbon. I am happy to report that there is a way around this in the form of an … Continue reading

Posted in BASICS, TIPS | 2 Comments

AutoLISP: Attribute Visibility Toggle

Another simple but sweet routine. Sure this can be done through the command BATTMAN but this LISP routine saves clicks and picks… You simply select the blocks that contain attributes that you want to toggle on or off. Here’s how: … Continue reading

Posted in Attributes, AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Attributes, Customization | 1 Comment

AutoLISP: Break Circle

200 posts!!!! and still going. This is my 200th post and I thought that it would be fitting to feature a LISP routine from Lee Mac. Both Lee and Kent Cooper have generously provided many great routines for many AutoCAD users and … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Modify, Modifying | 5 Comments

AutoLISP: Make More (like ADDSELECTED)

Well. Kent Cooper has done it again… He made this great LISP routine that I like better than the one that is in AutoCAD. The ADDSELECTED command in AutoCAD is pretty cool. You select an object and whatever properties the … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Creating, Layers, New in 2011 | 9 Comments

AutoLISP: Continue Line on Layer…

Similar to the previous post [found here] that continues a polyline one whatever layer it is on, the featured routine for today lets you snap to entity and sets that layer current and then starts the line command. Pretty simple, … Continue reading

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Express Tools: Make Line Type

I knew that the Make Line Type tool existed in the Express Tools but trying to figure them out on your own is incredibly frustrating. I finally saw them in action and they totally make sense now. Here’s how for … Continue reading

Posted in Customization, Express Tools, Linetypes, Manage | 16 Comments

AutoLISP: Continue Polyline

ONE YEAR AND 196 POSTS!!!! One year ago today, I started this blog in hopes to have reference for AutoCAD tips in case I forgot them. After one year, I have made 196 posts and every week more and more … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Polylines, Modifying, Polylines | 8 Comments