Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Reporting conditions, part of BIM Manager: Managing AutoCAD MEP & AutoCAD Civil 3D.
- [Instructor] As you can see, you can set variables.…But suppose we want to get a variable.…Even better, I'd like to get a variable…then report it to the user,…using, what's called, the MODEMACRO variable.…To get started, let's jump into AutoCAD.…I'm in MEP, you can go to Civil 3D…or any brand of AutoCAD you have.…Under Get Started, I'm going to open…a fresh, brand new drawing.…Now, at the command prompt, I'm going to type in…V-L-I-D-E and I'm going to hit enter.…Now, we can either got to File, Reopen,…and find that Lisp routine we had,…or we can just click open file,…browse where you're keeping your files…and open up your Lisp file.…
Now, what I want to do is I want to click after…setvar clayer and hit Enter.…I'm going to open a parenthese.…I'm going to go with setvar, I'm going to hit space.…This is going to be MODEMACRO,…so I'm going to quote M-O-D-E-M-A-C-R-O,…quote it out.…Now what we're going to do…is we're going to start another variable.…So I'm going to hit space.…I'm going to open a parenthese…and I'm going to type in…
- Managing through LISP
- Working with text, dimension, and multileader styles
- Creating a template
- Creating a palette
- Adding commands and LISP routines to a palette
- Creating a new browser profile and adding new categories, pallets, and content
- Reviewing internal mapping, MEP AEC settings, and MEP profiles
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Managing through LISP
3. Tool Palettes for Civil 3D
4. Content Browser
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