Category Archives: AutoLISP: Text

Lisp: Delete Extra Annotative Scales from Objects

This routine has helped me many times when receiving drawings from others that include annotative blocks and text, you may not need as many scales that are applied to these annotative objects. Everything looks fine with the received file shown … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Dynamic Text Align

With AutoCAD 2015’s new TEXTALIGN tool, comes the question of “what about those of us that don’t have AutoCAD 2015”? Luckily, Lee Mac has a LISP version that accomplishes many of the same functions and even adds a few others. … Continue reading

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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

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AutoLISP: Rotate Multiple Objects Around Their Base Point

There are 2 things in this blog post that I want to point out. 1) Share a LISP routine that rotates multiple objects around their individual base points… 2) The lisp routine shown in this post hasn’t been altered since … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Simple Numeric Array

Today’s featured routine is an example from a book about Visual Lisp Programming and was an example that we learned from as an example in class when I was in school. It is a simple routine that lets you incrementally array … Continue reading

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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: Easily Make Isometric Text

If you need to create isometric text  and you are tired of using so many different styles, today’s tip will be your new best friend. Note that this routine only works with DTEXT (single line text). Here’s how: ISOTEXT <enter> … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Creating, AutoLISP: Modify, AutoLISP: Text, Isometrics | 4 Comments

AutoLISP: Covert DTEXT & MTEXT to Multileaders

The previous routine only works with MTEXT objects. This routine, however, works with both MTEXT and DTEXT objects and even makes the process easier. Here’s how: MTLE <enter> to start Select the Text object(s) Specify where the end point (arrow) … Continue reading

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Add Leader to Text – Make Multileader

If you have existing MTEXT objects and would like to add a leader to it and make into a Multileader object, this LISP will be your friend. The text objects do need to be MTEXT objects for this routine to … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Copy Text to Table Cells

Link to http://www.autocadtips.wordpress.com There used to be a web site called ASMITOOLS.com where this particular LISP routine was posted. After the website went down, the author basically dumped all the routines in a forum as he decided to move on … Continue reading

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