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Modify text styles in a tablestyle

Hello again gang, I have been trying to purge an errant text style from a bunch of drawings here. I've traced it to a table style. Easy enough to edit the table style in the template, but for all the existing drawings... its a pain. I'm looking for a lisp routine that will: 1. Check...

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2014 Revit export to DWG does nothing

Hello, One of the users at the office is trying to export to DWG unsuccessfully. He goes through all the steps correctly, hits the Export button but no files are exported. There is no delay after clicking the Export either. I have tried to export it myself and it works fine. So as with other...

Posted: by jagostinho134030

2014 complex sweep

Does anyone know if it's possible to build this in Revit? I need to draw a form that at the base is one elliptical shape and at the top is a different ellipse (see red lines on the attached sketch). I know a Blend will let me make this shape with straight sides but I need the sides to curve,...

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undo groups in lisp code

Keep in mind the size of the undo log of everything you've done has little to do with how those actions are grouped. Groups simply tell undo how many of those actions to undo with each call. I've seen online where others have gotten the Fatal Error: "Cannot write to undo file (probably disk...

Posted: by Tom Beauford

2014 How to stop Help from opening automatically?

OK, setting the sysvar STARTUP to 2 prevented both the help file and the new drawing from opening, thanks. But when AutoCAD opens, my Properties dialog box is shoved up into the upper left of the drawing window such that I cannot click on the left margin to Allow Docking and Anchor Left. Still...

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