Category Archives: Wipeouts

AutoLISP: Closed Objects to Wipeout updated

It has been a while since using this LISP routine, but apparently the routine that was posted a couple of years ago (found here: and written by Giles Chanteau stopped working in newer releases of AutoCAD because it now needs … Continue reading

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Express Tools: CLIPIT

I recently showed how to create an XCLIP for XREFs (found here) but today’s tip gives you some more options. The Express Tool CLIPIT will clip reference objects – not just XREFed drawings. It will work on the following objects: … Continue reading

Posted in Blocks, Manage, Modifying, TIPS, Wipeouts, XREFs | 3 Comments

AutoLISP: Erase all Wipeouts

I sometimes get drawings that have wipeouts in them. And to be honest, I don’t think that the person who made them knew what they were when they made them because the wipeouts are not hiding anything. So I use … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Objects 2 Wipeout

If you’ve ever used wipeouts in order to mask something in your drawing, you already know that you cant used curved objects. This great routine allows you to select an existing object that is curved and turn it into a … Continue reading

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