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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Adding Text To Status Bar
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Adding Text To Status Bar
Explains how to add permanent text to the status bar using the MODEMACRO system variable.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: String Linetypes
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: String Linetypes
String linetypes are complex linetypes that consist of some text. Any string linetype may contain some dashes, spaces, and/or dots. You should be familiar with defining simple linetypes to be able to define String linetypes. For more information read the following tutorial....
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Simple Linetypes
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Simple Linetypes
Simple linetypes are those that consist of dashes, spaces and dots. On the other hand complex linetypes may contain texts and/or shapes. Figure 1 shows some simple and complex linetypes. Here you learn how to define and use a simple linetype.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Operating System Commands
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Operating System Commands
AutoCAD Program Parameters file or rather ACAD.PGP enables users to call external operating system commands through AutoCAD command line. You can edit ACAD.PGP with the help of Notepad or any other text editor. Follow the instructions to open ACAD.PGP in Notepad and add a new external command to AutoCAD. The current tutorial has many common steps with the following one.....
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Shapes With Straight Lines, Part 1
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Shapes With Straight Lines, Part 1
Shapes are defined within Shape files. Shape files are text files with SHP extension. If you are not familiar with compiling shape files and/or loading and inserting shapes read the following tutorial...
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Defining A New Command Alias
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Defining A New Command Alias
Command aliases are alternative names for AutoCAD commands. For example you can invoke the LINE command by entering L in command line. The AutoCAD Program Parameters file or rather ACAD.PGP is used to define command aliases. Here you learn how to open and modify this file to add a new command alias.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Customizing Ucs Icon
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Customizing Ucs Icon
AutoCAD uses a special icon to show the user coordinate system (UCS) orientation and/or location. The icon is called UCS icon. The UCSICON command is responsible for management and customization of this icon.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Creating A New Material Library
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Creating A New Material Library
You can create your own material library. The material library can be defined based on the materials created or loaded in the current drawing file. The following tutorial is based on AutoCAD 2004 but applicable for most releases of AutoCAD.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Search Paths
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Search Paths
If you attach a raster image or an Xref to a drawing, and later change the location of the attached file, AutoCAD will search for the file in its search paths. The same action applies for locating a drawing file. In general, AutoCAD searches the following locations respectively: current directory, drawing directory, directory specified in the support file search path, and directory containing the AutoCAD executable file, acad.exe.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Open And Save Settings
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Open And Save Settings
The Open and Save tab in Options dialog box consists of a few useful tools and options. Let`s check out some of them.
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Autocad 2004 Level 1 Free Video Training
Autocad 2004 Level 1 Free Video Training
Excellent free AutoCAD, ADT and REVIT Video Tutorials
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Custom Hatch Patterns, Part 1
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Custom Hatch Patterns, Part 1
Hatch patterns are defined within text files. There are two default hatch pattern files, acad.pat and acadiso.pat. The files are used for Imperial and Metric drawings respectively. You can add your custom hatch pattern definition to any of these files or define a custom hatch pattern (PAT) file. Every custom pattern file can define a single hatch pattern. The name of hatch pattern file should be similar to the name of the pattern.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Creating A New Material
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Creating A New Material
In AutoCAD you are allowed to create a custom material. Such materials can be used in current drawing or added to a material library for later use. Materials are useful for creating a realistic rendered image.
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Autocad 2004 New Plotting Features
Autocad 2004 New Plotting Features
See tip link for description.
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Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Dynamic Text On Status Bar
Autocad 2004 Customization Tutorial: Dynamic Text On Status Bar
Using DIESEL expressions to add dynamic text to the status bar.
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