Monthly Archives: February 2012

AutoLISP: Interior Intersections of closed Polylines

This is the last of the polyline routines that I have for now. This one lets you select to closed objects and will keep the area that the two objects share and trim away the rest. Even though this can … Continue reading

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Autolisp: Polyline Outline of Objects

Here is another polyline routine that only works with closed objects (closed polylines, circles, ellipses…). This time however, you can select all of your objects at once and the combined outline of all of the shapes will be turned into … Continue reading

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AUtoLISP: Subract Objects from a Closed Polyline

Link to http://www.autocadtips.wordpress.com Here is a nice routine that lets you subtract closed objects (polylines, ellipses, circles…) from a closed polyline. That might sound restrictive but at least it is an option… TIP: this routine is finicky – when you select the … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Align Viewports Vertically

Link to http://www.autocadtips.wordpress.com This routine compliments the previous routine quite nicely. But this time it aligns viewports vertically. The same tip that I mentioned in the previous tip applies here as well. If you need to cycle through to another … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Align Viewports Horizontally

Link to http://www.autocadtips.wordpress.com This routine is a gem. It allows you to easily align a viewport to another viewport by snapping to objects within the viewport. It works with viewports that have the same scale and for viewports with different … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Copy Text to Table Cells

Link to http://www.autocadtips.wordpress.com There used to be a web site called ASMITOOLS.com where this particular LISP routine was posted. After the website went down, the author basically dumped all the routines in a forum as he decided to move on … Continue reading

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3D UCS Icon Color

Link to AutoCAD Tips When you are in a 3D Visual Style or even when you are in “2D Wireframe” and your view is something other than in plan, you may notice that your UCS Icon and/or your cursor have … Continue reading

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