Learn how to create keystroke-saving functions, delete and redefine commands, load CUI files, set workspaces, control system variables, call external programs, and more using AutoLISP via a proven sample environment. Next, learn how to call AutoLISP functions from toolbars, ribbons, and palettes and learn to control AutoCAD® profile/environment variables to manage plot configurations, palettes, and support directories. Finally, we discuss how these tricks can be used to control multiple workstations via your network. If you've ever wanted to know more about how AutoLISP can help you manage your AutoCAD software-based tools, you don't want to miss this class. Note: This class assumes you have a working knowledge of CUI customization and tool palette usage, and a basic knowledge of AutoLISP is also helpful.
- Control AutoCAD command vocabulary with AutoLISP
- Consistently manage AutoCAD in network topologies
- Control CUI elements via AutoLISP
- Manage AutoCAD tools without profiles
Since 1991 Robert Green has provided CAD management consulting, programming, training, and technical writing services for clients throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. A mechanical engineer by training, Robert has used many popular CAD tools in a variety of engineering environments since 1985. Robert has acquired his expertise in CAD management via real-world experience as the “alpha CAD user” everywhere he has worked. Over time he has come to enjoy the technological and training challenges associated with CAD management, and he now trains CAD managers via public speaking. Robert is well known for his insightful articles in Cadalyst magazine and for his book, Expert CAD Management: The Complete Guide (published by Sybex). When he’s not writing, Robert heads his own consulting practice, Robert Green Consulting, based in Atlanta, Georgia.