Mastering AutoCAD VBA
By Marion Cottingham
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: February 2006
Pages: 668

VBA is the Key to Automating Your Work and Reusability inAutoCAD ...

... and Mastering AutoCAD VBA unlocks the secrets to VBAprogramming, teaching you everything you need to know to writemacros, customize your interface, and even develop independentapplications that will speed your work and enhance your results.Written specifically for AutoCAD users, this book is filled withdetailed examples that often walk you through the manual approachesto tasks, then show you—step by step—the VBA techniquesthat can get you there faster. Coverage includes:

  • Creating, debugging, and editing code using the Visual BasicEditor
  • Using variables and constants to store information
  • Writing code using AutoCAD object properties, methods, andevent procedures
  • Repeating sections of code and designing code to be runconditionally
  • Creating drawings from macros
  • Automating tasks with templates and VBA macros
  • Developing Windows applications to interface with AutoCAD
  • Adding new menu commands to your AutoCAD environment
  • Setting grid and snap spacing from a macro
  • Combining primitive solids using union, intersection, andsubtraction
  • Creating solids using extrusion and revolution
  • Performing hidden-line removal and rendering
  • Creating ActiveX controls for exchanging data with otherapplications
  • Using AutoCAD 2000i's Internet features to upload/download webfiles
  • Readying drawings for the Internet using the “Publish toWeb” wizard
  • Using hyperlinks in drawings that lead to local or Web
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