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Scale TEXT & MTEXT about its Insertion Point (SCALETEXT, STXT)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 28 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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ScaleText will allow you to quickly re-size selected TEXT and MTEXT about is insertion point by applying a scale factor.

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Inherit Hatch (IHATCH)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 15 August 2012 | 0 Comments

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Inherit Hatch (IHATCH). Runs -HATCH from the cammand line using an existing hatch pattern on your drawing. Request from the BricsCAD forum

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Toggle Background Colour (TBC)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 26 June 2012 | 0 Comments

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Toggle Background Colour. Toggles the background colour between black and white. Note this routine will only work in Bricscad. Updated to work with AutoCAD and Bricscad. The original version is still included, as the newer version may not work for Linux Bricscad users.

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Finding your Start In Folder using Lisp

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 6 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Sometimes you may need to know what folder AutoCAD/Bricscad is running out of. This may not necessarily be the same folder as any drawings you have currently open. It is dependant on the "start-in" folder specified in the shortcut that you have used to launch the application.

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Query Object (QO)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 20 September 2011 | 0 Comments

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Query Object. Returns details on the selected objects in DXF code format. Useful in the development of lisp routines.

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Viewport Rotate (VPR)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 20 September 2011 | 0 Comments

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Viewport Rotate. Allows you to rotate the view point of selected paper space viewports. Note in AutoCAD you can choose whether to rotate the view with the viewport.

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Bearing Distance (BD)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 20 September 2011 | 0 Comments

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Bearing Distance. Places Bearing & Distance text on selected lines and polylines. If you use this routine inside a paper space viewport it will automatically work out the correct text height based on the viewports scale factor (Bricscad V12 currently doesn't support annotative text).

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