Have You Tried: Create a Stretchable Dynamic Block

stretchable dynamic block

For this month’s Have You Tried, we’re going to take you step-by-step in order to create a stretchable dynamic block. 

To start with, we’ll go over:

  • Creating a block
  • Making it stretchable by adding a parameter and action
  • Testing and saving the block

Then we add a little more complexity by: 

  • Making it stretchable from both sides
  • Setting stretch increments for the block
  • Setting a list of stretch values for the block
AutoCAD stretchable dynamic block

Learn more about how to create a stretchable dynamic block with step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: Create a Stretchable Dynamic Block topic.

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Lee Ambrosius

Lee Ambrosius is a Principal Learning Content Developer at Autodesk, Inc., for the AutoCAD software and AutoCAD LT software products. He works primarily on the CAD administration, customization, and developer documentation. Lee has also worked on the user documentation for AutoCAD on Windows and Mac. He has presented on a wide range of topics at Autodesk University over the past 10 years, from general AutoCAD customization to ObjectARX technology. Lee has authored a number of AutoCAD-related books, with his most recent projects being AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond and AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible. When he’s not writing, you can find him roaming various community forums, posting articles on his blog, or tweeting AutoCAD-related information.

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