Customisation

Speed up Trim and Extend

by Will on August 13, 2013

Hi Everyone,

I’ve had a quick tip forwarded to me for speeding up using the Trim and Extend commands.

To speed up Trim and Extend, edit the commands in the CUI to include a space and a semi colon and add them ..read more

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With the Ortho Mode and Polar Tracking at your disposal, you may be tempted to completely ignore the concept of construction lines. But I certainly still use them, as they are actually really useful for specifying a logical concept in ..read more

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AutoCAD® .NET Load From Remote Sources

by Will on August 23, 2011

There are various security features included in the .NET framework, and one of which prevents the loading of dll files from networked locations such as the Internet.

Whilst this is a very sensible idea, it can prevent us from achieving functionality ..read more

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Speed Up AutoCAD

by Will on June 23, 2011

Everybody wants a faster AutoCAD®. The problem is there are so many ways to tweak and optimise the software that it can be a very daunting task. Thankfully, there are countless articles online that list precisely what can be done ..read more

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random shape

I’ve had a few requests recently to do a post on creating executables that control AutoCAD®. Though generally it is better to have tools well integrated into AutoCAD® via the use of a NETLOADed dll for example, sometimes an exe ..read more

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Screenshot Of Points

Today I’m going to show you how to use a bit of simple VBA to export data to a CSV file. It’s really simple, and although there are other ways of achieving the same thing, this way allows great flexibility, ..read more

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One of my readers has requested some help regarding the drawing of windows. I’m not 100% sure of his exact requirements, but it’s a good opportunity for me to build on what I’ve already shown you. This will be a ..read more

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Longest Path

Been struggling to find time to post on here recently due to exams, work and planning a wedding… with a bit of a lull in between everything, now’s a good time to get back in the swing of it!

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VB.NET AutoCAD® Template

by Will on February 18, 2011

For those interested in AutoCAD® development, there are a few files that need to be referenced so that you can work with AutoCAD®. So, ideally, you’ll want to set up a basic template that you can use with all the ..read more

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Ortho Mode vs. Polar Tracking

by Will on January 18, 2011

Ortho mode and polar tracking are two methods of constraining user input to an axis. You’ve probably become accustomed to using one of them, but if you think they are the same, you may want to look again. Of course, ..read more

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