Category Archives: AutoLISP: Manage

AutoLISP: Change Text Styles

Today’s featured routine was posted by “Peter” at Augi.com found here: http://forums.augi.com/showthread.php?22959-Help-Changing-text-style-in-blocks This routine helps changes the text style of text objects and even attributes inside of blocks to a user specified text style. This is helpful for when you … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Attributes, AutoLISP: Manage, AutoLISP: Text | 7 Comments

AutoLISP: Great Dialog Box to Turn On Layers from Various States

If you’re like me, you have a handful of routines, scripts or macros that let you basically “turn on” layers Thaw those frozen layers; Unlock those locked layers; Turn on those Off layers… The routine featured today combines all of … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP XREFs, AutoLISP: Manage, AutoLISP: Modify, Layers | 1 Comment

AutoLISP: Purge Missing SHX files

If you have drawings that are constantly missing SHX (shape) files, the routine posted below is now your friend. The routine was posted in the LISP forum at CADTutor at the following link. Please refer questions there. http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/showthread.php?37306-remove-unknown-SHX-files&highlight=delete+shape+files Here’s how: … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Manage, Linetypes, Manage | 2 Comments

AutoLISP: Purge Page Setups

The code posted below will purge all Page Setups except for the current page setup (if one is applied). If you have ever received a drawing with many page setups this routine will help reduce the amount of setups that … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Manage, AutoLISP: Modify, Manage, Printing - Plotting, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Up and Running with the 2013 Core Console

With the release of AutoCAD 2013, there is a new feature that is called the “Core Console.” This Core Console is a stripped down version of of AutoCAD that includes no buttons or user interface other than what looks like … Continue reading

Posted in AutoCAD 2013, AutoLISP: Manage, Manage, Modifying, New In 2013, Printing - Plotting, TIPS | 21 Comments

Autolisp: Find Blocks and Mark Them

This is a re-post of an earlier post that had an error in it. So here it goes again… This routine will let you easily find blocks in your drawing. It does this by drawing lines from the insertion point … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Apply Current Page Setup To All Layout Tabs

The title of today’s routine pretty much explains what this LISP routine does. You must have the layout tab active with the correct page setup current on that tab as well. Here’s how: CPS <enter> To start and run ~enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Manage, Layout, Paper Space, Printing - Plotting | 32 Comments

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

Posted in Attributes, AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Attributes, AutoLISP: Blocks, AutoLISP: Manage, AutoLISP: Modify | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Blocks, AutoLISP: Manage, AutoLISP: Modify, Layers, Modifying, TIPS, Uncategorized, XREFs | 9 Comments

AutoLISP: Find and mark GAPS

here is another LISP routine that is great for teachers & CAD managers. If you suspect that someone has been drafting and not using osnaps to snap to the endpoints of geometry, this routine will find these gaps and mark … Continue reading

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