Category Archives: AutoLISP: Blocks

AutoLISP: Make a Block Quickly

Here is a handy routine that will let you quickly create a block of selected objects – it will even automatically name the block for you. Here’s how: QB <enter> to start (Quick Block) Select the objects that you want … 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: Replace Selected Points with Block

Today’s featured routine lets you replace selected points in a drawing with a defined block in the drawing. This routine could be more rubust but it is still helpful. It does let you specify the scale of the block and … Continue reading

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Replace Selected Blocks

[Original link to AutoCAD tips blog] The Express Tool called “Replace Block” or command line = BLOCKREPLACE <enter> has been mentioned [HERE] and found on the ribbon (as seen below) This tool is helpful for replacing blocks globally (through out … 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: Control Xref Color

http://wp.me/p1aURt-jY Here is a handy routine that has 4 functions in it. To be honest I don’t know why there are 4 functions – I can understand why 2 of them would be helpful. But it’s always nice to have … 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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