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AutoLISP

AutoLISP command summary

AutoLISP Functions Common to ADS
Function Handling

AutoLISP Functions Common to ADS

Function Handling
Error Handling
(*error* string)
   Defines an external function (Subr)

Error Handling

(alert) string)
   Prints an error message.

AutoCAD Queries and Commands/h4>

(command {arguments} )
   Executes one or more AutoCAD commands.
(getvar varname)
   Gets the current value of an AutoCAD system variable.
(setvar varname)
   Sets the value of an AutoCAD system variable.
(findfile filename)Searches for a filename
(grtfiled title filename ext flags)
   Prompts the user for a filename via the standard AutoCAD file dialogue box.
(osnap pt mode-string)
   Finds a point via object snap.

Geometric Utilities

(distance pt1 pt2)
   Finds the distance between two points.
(angle pt1 pt2)
   Finds the angle between two lines.
(polar pt angle dist)
   Finds a point via polar coordinates.
(inters pt1 pt2 pt3 pt4 {onseg})
   Finds the intersection of two lines.
(textbox elist)
   Returns the diagonal coordinates of a box that encloses a text entity.

User Input

(initget {bits} {string})
   Determines valid user input for the next call to getxxx function.
(getreal {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of a real (floating-point) number.
(getsring {cr} {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of a string.
(getpoint (pt} {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of a point.
(getcorner pt {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of the coroner of a rectangle.
(getdist {pt} {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of a distance.
(getangle {pt} {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of an angle.
(getorient {pt} {prompt})
   Similar to getangle, but takes into account the current value of the ANGBASE system variable.
(getkword {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of a keyword.
(getint {prompt})
   Prompts for user input of an integer.

Conversion

(rtos number {mode} {precision})
   Prompts a real (floating-point) value as a string.
(distof string {mode})
   Converts a string that displays a real value into a real (floating-point) value.
(angtos angle {mode} {precision})
   Formats an angle as a string.
(cvunit value from to)
   Converts between real-world units.

Coordinate System Transformation

(trans pt from to {disp})
   Translates a point or displacement from one coordinate system to another.

Digitizer Calibration

(tablet code {row1 row2 row3 direction})
   Controls digitizer calibration.
AutoCAD Queries and Commands
Geometric Utilities
User Input
Conversion
Coordinate System Transfomation
Digitizer Calibration
Display Control
Low-level Graphics
Wild Card Matching
Selection Sets
Entity Handling
Extended Entity Data
Symbol Tables

General Functions

Arithmetic
Symbol Handling
Text Strings
Conversion
Equality/Conditional
List Manipulation
File Handling
ADS Application Handling
Display
Function Handling
Memory Management
Miscellaneous

ADS Definded AutoLISP Functions

ADS Definded Commands

Programmable Dialog Box Functions

Functions

Version differences: AutoLISP is not available in any AutoCAD® light version.




      

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