Monthly Archives: May 2012

AutoLISP: Apply Current Page Setup To All Layout Tabs

The title of today’s routine pretty much explains what this LISP routine does. You must have the layout tab active with the correct page setup current on that tab as well. Here’s how: CPS <enter> To start and run ~enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Manage, Layout, Paper Space, Printing - Plotting | 31 Comments

AutoLISP: Auto Trim and Extend Lines

This routine may come in handy if you would like to trim or extend lines to an object. Note: This routine will only modify line objects. Here’s how: TTT <enter> to start Select the bounding edge that the lines will … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Modify | 2 Comments

Viewport Clip

Say that you have a default rectangle viewport already set – you have the scale set and dimensions and the multileaders points to objects in your viewport. But then you want to trim some of the objects out of the … Continue reading

Posted in Layout, Modifying, Paper Space, Viewports | 9 Comments

AutoCAD 2013 Property Preview

AutoCAD 2013 has introduced a great new feature that allows you to select objects and then preview their property changes prior to assigning those properties to the objects. This a familiar feature that you may have used in other applications … Continue reading

Posted in AutoCAD 2013, Customization, Modifying, New In 2013, Settling In, TIPS | 1 Comment