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Autocad Menus: User-defined Flyouts
Autocad Menus: User-defined Flyouts
Define a new toolbar and then add it as a flyout to an existing toolbar.
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How Do I Create A Custom Arrowhead?
How Do I Create A Custom Arrowhead?
The basic method for creating custom arrowheads in AutoCAD software—drawing the arrowhead and converting it into a block—hasn`t really changed much over the years, but the commands for creating them have.
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Customizing Toolbars(part Ii)
Customizing Toolbars(part Ii)
Creating new toolbars is about as easy as modifying existing ones. One use of a new toolbar is to reconfigure existing AutoCAD toolbar buttons to your own tastes. Another is to create a palette of custom buttons which launch custom commands such as VBA, Lisp, or other macros. If you follow our belief in the 80-20 rule, custom toolbars are for you.
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Applying Customization: Using Lisp To Build A Solid Pyramid-creation Macro
Applying Customization: Using Lisp To Build A Solid Pyramid-creation Macro
Now we will add to our knowledge of LISP and menu macros by constructing a macro that will create solid pyramids easily and quickly.
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Applying Customization: A Lisp Macro Zoom
Applying Customization: A Lisp Macro Zoom
This lesson will show you how to construct a macro that adds a new AutoCAD command to your program.
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Applying Customization: A Different Midpoint Osnap
Applying Customization: A Different Midpoint Osnap
We are all familiar with the standard Midpoint Object Snap—it latches on to the midpoint of a line, much as the Endpoint Osnap finds a line`s endpoint. These are very handy and frequently used Osnap modes. But how about the midpoint between two points? Let`s build one.
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Introduction To Autocad Customization
Introduction To Autocad Customization
If you`re a messy sketcher like me, then you appreciate how computer software makes your work neater. For too many drafters, that`s all AutoCAD amounts to: a neater drafting machine.
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Autocad Menus: User-defined Toolbar Buttons
Autocad Menus: User-defined Toolbar Buttons
Learn how to create toolbar buttons.
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Autocad Menus: Building A Menu Template, Part 4
Autocad Menus: Building A Menu Template, Part 4
AutoLISP programs play a great role in building menu macros. You can write AutoLISP routines and save them in the MNL file. Later you can use them as menu commands. You can also use AutoLISP statements as menu macros. This tutorial will show you how to use AutoLISP statements in menu macros.
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Saving Real Estate With Auto-hide Feature For Palettes - Part 1
Saving Real Estate With Auto-hide Feature For Palettes - Part 1
With the introduction of AutoCAD 2004 they redesigned the Dockable Container. The Dockable Container is the modeless interface that was used for Properties and Design Center when they were introduced back in 2000.
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Custom Tool Palette Icons (part 1)
Custom Tool Palette Icons (part 1)
Customizing the icon created in AutoCAD while dragging a block onto a tool palette.
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Customization Corner
Customization Corner
Toolbar customization with particular reference to creating and associating a custom image with a custom button, Lee Ambrosius, AUGI, June 2005 (may require free registration)
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Customizing Toolbars(part I)
Customizing Toolbars(part I)
We love toolbars. About 90% of our commands are launched from single-click toolbar buttons. We use no flyouts and our toolbars change as needed. We firmly believe in the 80-20 rule, that is, you use 20% of the commands 80% of the time.
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Applying Customization: Building A Toolbar - Part 2
Applying Customization: Building A Toolbar - Part 2
In this lesson, we`re going to continue building a new toolbar.
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The Cui And Macro Madness
The Cui And Macro Madness
create your own macros using CUI in AutoCAD 2006, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst Management, January 12, 2006
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