Category Archives: Attributes

AutoLISP: ATTWIPE Clear Selected Attribute Values

Here is one that lets you easily clear the selected attribute tag(s). This is especially helpful for when you are editing titleblocks that have populated attributes or when you copy a block (symbol) that already has attribute values already populated. … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Select Attributes for Invisibility

Here is a simple lisp routine that lets you select the individual attribute to make it “invisible.” Here’s how: INVIS <enter> to start Select the attributes that you would like to be invisible <enter> when finished (defun c:invis (/ ent … Continue reading

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AUtoLISP: Subract Objects from a Closed Polyline

Link to http://www.autocadtips.wordpress.com Here is a nice routine that lets you subtract closed objects (polylines, ellipses, circles…) from a closed polyline. That might sound¬†restrictive¬†but at least it is an option… TIP: this routine is finicky – when you select the … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Select Text, Rename Layout Tab

Link to AutoCAD Tips I used this LISP routine frequently for my old job. It is a routine that I found at http://www.cadalyst.com and is very helpful. What it does is let you rename the current layout tab by selecting … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Delete Invisible Attributes

Link to AutoCADtips There are times when sending or submitting drawings to client or another drafter when the blocks in your drawings contain many attributes – some of which may be set to Invisible. And if you have ever wanted … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Bump Attributes Values

Here is another Lee-Mac routine. This routine is not on Lee’s website but is from the Augi forums [found here]. http://wp.me/p1aURt-kg This routine is pretty awesome for moving attributes up or down in position. It will not “move” the entire … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Align Attributes

Here is a simple yet helpful LISP routine that will let you align you attributes after they have been added to a block. It allows you to align them either vertically (up & down) or vertically (side-to-side). Note: This routine … Continue reading

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