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Acad 2005 New Features, Lesson 6: Sheet Sets - Lists And General Summary
Here we learn all the latest AutoCAD features. This is a must for all AutoCAD users looking to stay tuned in. (Video Tutorial).
Autolisp Lesson #7 - Program Control
AutoLISP has many predefined functions to allow you to control your programs. Some of these functions are what are known as "relational" operators, and some are known as "conditional" operators.
Autolisp Lesson #8 - Looping
There are three basic styles of loops you can use, the first is the counting loop, the second is the continuously evaluating loop, and the third is the endless loop. The counting loop goes through the loop a certain predetermined number of times. The continuously evaluating loop, loops until some condition is met at which time it terminates. The endless loop executes forever, it`s the kind we don`t want to write in our lisp programs.
Autolisp Lesson #10 - Input And Output
The most important part of any program, other than the internal calculations that occur, will be the input / output section. These are the parts of your program that deal with getting Information from the user and storing or retrieving data from a storage area. The Dialog Control Language (DCL) will not be covered in this text, due to the expansive nature of the subject. The user interface
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Keeping Up To Date With Communication Center
AutoCAD 2004 and 2005 introduced a new tool called the Communication Center. It provides a way to make sure that your software is up to date and to bring you the latest information about the software you are using. Things like tips, articles and announcements for the product you are using can be just clicks away. If you haven`t enabled your Communication Center yet you are missing out on valuable information that could help save you time.
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....
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.
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.....
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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