Category Archives: AutoLISP: Modify

AutoLISP: Fillet and Match PLINE Width

With the release of AutoCAD 2012 the JOIN command received some improvements. It will join all of the selected objects regardless of what type of objects they are (line, arc, polyline, 3Dpolyline, spline) and turn them into the most complicated … Continue reading

Posted in AutoCAD 2013, AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Modify, AutoLISP: Polylines, Modifying, New in 2012, New In 2013, Polylines | 4 Comments

Text to Multileader

This routine will allow you to select either an MTEXT or DTEXT (single line text) object and then create a multileader from its contents on the current layer and the current multileader style. Here’s how: AM <enter> to start Add … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Select block by name

Even though, you can use the SELECTSIMILAR [found here] command to select a block and then this command will select the other blocks like the selected block…Here is a LISP rouinte that will make a selection set of a named … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Blocks, AutoLISP: Modify | 12 Comments

AutoLISP: Heal – Erase Block & Heal Polyline

Just like the previous post that heals lines, this routine will work on polylines. it will erase the selected block and then join the two polylines into one. Note: If the block is placed on a curved segment of a … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Blocks, AutoLISP: Modify, AutoLISP: Polylines, Blocks, Polylines | 4 Comments

AutoLISP: HEAL – Erase Block & Heal Line

If you have blocks that lie upon a line and where they are on the line it has been trimmed, this routine might be of some use. this routine will let you simply select the block that rests on your … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Fillet To A Selected Point

This is a useful routine that lets you easily create a fillet when the radius of the fillet is not not known. The point that you pick while defining the radius will lie along the fillet. Here’s how: FP <enter> … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Define a Pipe’s Path by 3D Curved Objects

Today’s featured routine is a gem if you need to make basic 3D Pipes. It does a couple of awesome thing: 1) It creates a pipe with an inner and outer diameter thus creating a true pipe. 2) Lets you … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: 3D, AutoLISP: Creating, AutoLISP: Modify, AutoLISP: Polylines | 2 Comments