Monthly Archives: March 2012

Trim and Delete outside of closed polyline

Here is a very helpful routine that I seemed to have forgotten about. It lets you select a closed polyline and it will trim and delete everything outside of it. Anything that crosses its edge will be trimmed on the … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Covert DTEXT & MTEXT to Multileaders

The previous routine only works with MTEXT objects. This routine, however, works with both MTEXT and DTEXT objects and even makes the process easier. Here’s how: MTLE <enter> to start Select the Text object(s) Specify where the end point (arrow) … Continue reading

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Add Leader to Text – Make Multileader

If you have existing MTEXT objects and would like to add a leader to it and make into a Multileader object, this LISP will be your friend. The text objects do need to be MTEXT objects for this routine to … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Trim Objects on One Side

This routine is similar to the Express Tool EXTRIM¬†(is covered near the bottom of the linked post)¬†in that you select a cutting edge and then what side of the cutting edge you would like to trim. But the difference is … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Join Dimensions

Simple routine – join separate dimensions into one Here’s how; JDIMS <enter> to start Select first dimension to join Select second dimension to join ~enter link to original post ;Shusei Hayashi ;OffshoreCad&Management Inc. ;10F Jaka Bldg., 6780 Ayala Ave., ;Makati, … Continue reading

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