Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting variables through SETVAR, part of BIM Manager: Managing AutoCAD MEP & AutoCAD Civil 3D.
- [Instructor] What I need to do as I'm managing CAD…is to create a custom set of rules for my company.…I want that set of rules…to automatically load each time someone opens a drawing.…To do that, we're going to create our own list file.…Once this file's created,…I'd like to run you through the world of variables.…To get started, let's jump into AutoCAD.…It can be MEP, Civil 3D,…or whatever variation of AutoCAD you have.…Under Get Started, I want to click…on the Start Drawing button,…just to open up a blank default drawing.…Now I want to go to the Visual List console.…
I'm going to type V, L, I, D, E at the command prompt.…I'm going to click Enter.…Now what I'd like to do is start a brand new file,…so right up here, I'm going to click on the New File button.…The first thing I want to do is type in a couple semicolons.…Now I'm just going to type the word Training Video Autoload.…You can type in your company here if you want.…So what I've done is,…I've actually commented out this block.…What that means is, if it's gray,…
- 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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