Monthly Archives: February 2012

AutoLISP: Erase Inside Closed Polyline

Link to AutoCAD Tips Here is another erasing routine. This one will erase everything inside of a closed polyline that you select. The main difference between this one and the previously featured routine is that objects that cross the polyline … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Delete Outside of Window

Link to AutoCAD Tips Here’s is a great little routine that will erase everything that is outside of or crosses a selection window that you create. This is useful for erasing objects that may have gone astray in a layout … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Combine Text

Link to AutoCAD Tips Here is a useful way to combine two text objects. You can even combine DTEXT objects with MTEXT and vice-versa… Here’s how: CT <enter> to start Combine Text Select the first text object. (this will be … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Select Text, Rename Layout Tab

Link to AutoCAD Tips I used this LISP routine frequently for my old job. It is a routine that I found at http://www.cadalyst.com and is very helpful. What it does is let you rename the current layout tab by selecting … Continue reading

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3D Visual Styles

link to AutoCAD Tips When you are working a 3D environment, it is helpful to be able to look at your drawn objects as 3D objects instead of simple wireframe outlines… Even though view your drawing in “2D Wireframe” is … Continue reading

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Intro to 3D: Change Workspace

Well, this has been a long time in the making and I think that it is time to start posting tips regarding 3D. The first thing to learn is to switch workspaces. A workspace changes the display of ribbons and … Continue reading

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