Programming
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Purge Block Attributes   1 Feb, 2003

AutoLISP Solutions: This month's solution purges block attributes from any number of drawings.More>>

Article
What's a Custom Object?   1 Jan, 2003

In the world of AutoCAD programming it is not uncommon to hear someone mention the term custom object.More>>

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Embedded versus DVB Files   1 Nov, 2002

Visual BASIC for Applications (VBA) developers have two choices for the storage of their macros.More>>

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The Case for Customization   1 Sep, 2002

Large companies may do design and drafting in separate service groups, assigning users wherever they are required. But the reality with today's technology is different.More>>

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Is LISP Out of a Job? No Way!   1 Jul, 2002

There are a lot of tools for customizing AutoCAD, so programmers often want to know which tool is the best for the job and which to learn at the exclusion of all others.More>>

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Draw 3D Screw Threads   1 Jun, 2002

HELIX.LSP creates wire frame helical screw threads for 3D drawings.More>>

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Object Manipulation in Visual LISP   1 May, 2002

Although the computer is much faster at solving rigorous mathematics than we are, it lacks the conceptual talent to understand what it sees.More>>

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Programming for the Future--Surviving Upgrades   1 Mar, 2002

Will our custom programs run okay after we upgrade AutoCAD? What types of difficulties or hurdles will be encountered?More>>

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Toolbar templates   1 Mar, 2002

Add custom toolbars to your AutoLISP program interfaces.More>>

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Using Selection Filters   1 Jan, 2002

An important aspect of most AutoCAD-based programming projects is the building of one or more selection sets.More>>


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