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AutoCAD Self Adjusting Text Frame Using Multileaders

If you have ever had to add a frame around your text and then have had to edit that text and re-adjust or even recreate the frame, today’s tip will help save you the time from having to edit both … Continue reading

Posted in Leaders, Text, TIPS, Uncategorized | 20 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

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┬áin class when I was in school. It is a simple routine that lets you incrementally array … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Creating, AutoLISP: Text, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Intro To Coordinates

Note: I must first apologize for the lack of posts lately. I have started teaching AutoCAD for a local community college at night and it has been very demanding of my time. Teaching this class should help me focus on … Continue reading

Posted in BASICS, Settling In, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

AutoLISP: Control Xref Color 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: Merge Hatches Join Hatches

I didn’t know how useful this LISP routine was until I saw it posted over at the At my previous job, I would receive drawing that were contained too many hatches and some hatches were not hatched correctly. So … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Creating, AutoLISP: Modify, Hatch, Modifying, Uncategorized | 4 Comments


Well, posted a routine not long ago that lets you convert Splines to Polylines. I just found a better routine than the one I posted made by Lee-Mac that lets you convert many types of objects to polylines. It even … Continue reading

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