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Free AutoCAD Programs and Lisp routines

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Hand picked or written by me, these programs will increase the speed of your drafting. Currently I have successfully run these programs on AutoCAD 2000 and 2002. They should however work on other AutoCAD versions.


Image:WiseysSteelShapes.gif Wisey's Steel Shapes - Draws metric and imperial steel members 40 KB Zip file contains: lisp routine that draws American & Australia steel shapes on different palettes.
Image:UK Steelwork.gif UK Steelwork - 26 KB Zip file contains: lisp routine that draws British steel shapes in plan, top and end view. Program works by clicking on toolbutton to select a steel shape. Thankyou Kieren Aubrey for this contribution.
Image:Roughen.gif Roughen - make irregularly zigzag lines. 4 KB Zip file. Use ROUGHEN when you want to turn a polyline or line into an irregularly zigzaggy line. For example, you can use roughened lines to designate existing concrete surfaces that have been roughened for better adhesion with new concrete.
Image:Hole insert.gif Hole insert - Adjustable blocks of holes. 23 KB Zip file. Insert blocks of holes for top and side views and solid and hidden linetypes. Prompts for size and length of hole.
Image:E-p.gif E-P - Open Windows Explorer in the directory of current saved drawing. 1 KB Zip file.
Image:Fixblock.gif Fixblock - Changes selected blocks sub-entities to layer 0 with color 'byblock' but does not change the inserted layer original layer. 2 KB Zip file.
Image:Pla.gif PLA - Place text about the square metre area of a closed polyline. 1 KB Zip file.
Image:Rag.gif Remove Anonymous Groups - Large drawing files can occur if the drawing includes Anonymous groups. These types of groups can be created in AutoCAD or a third-party applications.
Image:Incomingstamp.gif Incoming CAD stamp - Using the block supplied you can stamp incoming AutoCAD files with your job number, todays date (automatic) and the path and file name of the CAD file.

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