Monthly Archives: January 2015

AutoLISP: Updated Code for “Break Along Curve” or “Break At Distance”

I’ve simply updated the AutoLISP code for an earlier post from Alan Thompson that lets you select a Line, Arc, Polyline, Spline and make breaks at the user specified distances along the object.

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AutoLISP: Break 3D line through User defined Plane

This routine was made by Chen Qing Jun, qjchen and is found at It is quite handy if you happen to need to break a line that passes through a “plane.” I am using the term “plane” loosely because it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Number of Lines of Command History on the Command Line

Prior to the new “floating” command line, if you wanted to see more or fewer lines on the command line, you could simple drag the edge of the command line up or down (as shown below – and if your … Continue reading

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AutoCAD for MAC Hot Keys & Command Aliases

A while back I did a post on regular “Vanilla” AutoCAD “Hot Keys” and Aliases that was produced by Autodesk [found here]. But what about all you AutoCAD Mac users? Here is a link to the same type of list … Continue reading

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