Category Archives: AutoLISP

AutoLISP: EXTRIM Between Two Edges

The LISP routine featured today is by Marko Ribar and can be found at CADTutor.net at the following Link:¬†http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/showthread.php?88293-EXTRIM-Between-Two-Lines&p=605998&viewfull=1#post605998 If you have any questions or requests or even saying a “Thank you” to Marko, about the routine, please post them … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: ReOrder Polyline Origin

Taking into consideration the previous posts about determining the origin of a closed polyline, Finding the direction of a polyline and being aware that the REVERSE command will change the origin of a closed polyline – the LISP file in … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Polyline Direction preview

The simplicity of this routine is why I like it so much. You simply run the command and then select a polyline and it displays temporary arrows that show the direction of the polyline. Once you either zoom in or … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Updated Join Dimensions for AutoCAD 2014 & 2015

I was made aware that the Join Dimensions routine previously posted [here] wasn’t working for AutoCAD 2014 & 2015 so here is an updated version. Here’s how: After loading JDIMS [enter] to start Select the first dimension Select the second … Continue reading

Posted in AutoCAD 2015, AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Dimensions, AutoLISP: Modify, Dimensions | 1 Comment

AutoLISP: ATTWIPE Clear Selected Attribute Values

Here is one that lets you easily clear the selected attribute tag(s). This is especially helpful for when you are editing titleblocks that have populated attributes or when you copy a block (symbol) that already has attribute values already populated. … Continue reading

Posted in Attributes, AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Attributes, Blocks, Modifying | 1 Comment

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 | 8 Comments

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

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Blocks, AutoLISP: Modify, AutoLISP: Text | 34 Comments

AutoLISP: Convert 2D Solid to Polyline Outline

Since 2D solids aren’t very friendly after you place them and are hard to edit, you may need find this tool helpful for converting the solid into a polyline that represents the outline of the solid. An example of its … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Print All Layout Tabs

Here is a simple routine that should help plot all of the layout tabs in a drawing. Note: This routine will print all of the layouts with the same setups -so this is a limitation and shouldn’t be applied to … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, Printing - Plotting | 5 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