Monthly Archives: December 2012

AutoLISP: Fillet and Match PLINE Width

With the release of AutoCAD 2012 the JOIN command received some improvements. It will join all of the selected objects regardless of what type of objects they are (line, arc, polyline, 3Dpolyline, spline) and turn them into the most complicated … Continue reading

Posted in AutoCAD 2013, AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Modify, AutoLISP: Polylines, Modifying, New in 2012, New In 2013, Polylines | 4 Comments

Set the Options Dialog to Specific Tab

Here is a quickie. You can use this as a script or macro for a custom tool… If you go to the OPTIONS dialog box often, you may want to open on a specific tab for whatever task you are … Continue reading

Posted in Customization, Manage, TIPS | 3 Comments

Pre Selection Highlight

Here is how to change the setting that allows you to highlighting objects prior to selection. This feature is useful so that you can visibly see what you are about to select prior to actually selecting them. OPTIONS <enter> or … Continue reading

Posted in Customization, Manage, Settling In, TIPS | 8 Comments

How to show hidden folders

This might seem like an odd post but it is helpful because there is an AutoCAD support path that might be hidden thus preventing you from navigating to this location through Windows Explorer. The desired support location is located within … Continue reading

Posted in BASICS, Manage | 1 Comment