Category Archives: AutoLISP: Text

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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AutoLISP: Combine Text

Link to AutoCAD Tips Here is a useful way to combine two text objects. You can even combine DTEXT objects with MTEXT and vice-versa… Here’s how: CT <enter> to start Combine Text Select the first text object. (this will be … 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: Text Calculator by LM

Last Spring, I asked Lee Mac for a program to help me with my job at the time and he delivered. You can find the program here. What it does is allow you to select various text objects whether they … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: MTEXT box with a leader

Here is a simple routine that lets you select MTEXT (does not work on DTEXT) and creates a rectangle around the text and then lets you select where you would like a leader to point to. This routine could even … Continue reading

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