Monthly Archives: September 2014

AutoLISP: Split Dimensions

This is a re-post of a previous post that deserves to be re-posted. The routine was posted at theswamp.org by Kerry and can be found here: http://www.theswamp.org/index.php?topic=33493.msg389031#msg389031 The routine simply splits an existing dimension and lets you click a point between … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: EXTRIM Between Two Edges

The LISP routine featured today is by Marko Ribar and can be found at CADTutor.net at the following Link: http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/showthread.php?88293-EXTRIM-Between-Two-Lines&p=605998&viewfull=1#post605998 If you have any questions or requests or even saying a “Thank you” to Marko, about the routine, please post them … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget that CADWorx P&ID Cfm.shx file

This issue comes up rather often when dealing with projects that use CADWorx. Some users use CADWorx and other people in the same project don’t. Perhaps they want to simply open a P&ID drawing (or other drawing that uses this … Continue reading

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Issues With Using DEFPOINTS for Viewports

It may seem like a great idea to use the layer “DEFPOINTS” as the layer for your viewports since it doesn’t plot by default. And you may have heard from various posts that you shouldn’t do so but may have not … Continue reading

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BASE Command – BEWARE of XREFs & Blocks

A perplexing issue crept its way into a project recently that revolves around the AutoCAD command BASE [enter]. This command can be found on the “Home” tab > Block panel (drop down – lower portion) “Base” It can also be … Continue reading

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