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Quickly edit Drawing in Command line

While working with AutoCAD if you wish to save drawing editing time, it is better to use command prompt commands instead of Icons. ESurvey Lisps features over 50 macros that have been included after an extensive research which suit while working with survey drawings. In macro section ESurvey Lisps offers macros for majority of frequently used commands.

1. Select

Select Macros

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Command

Description

1

CC:Short cut command for Copy Crossing

2

EW:Erase entities with window selection

3

MW:Move entities with window selection

2. Line Type

Line Type Macros

Set line type to selected entity easily

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Command

Description

1

CEN:Set Center linetype to selected entity

2

CONT:Set Continuous linetype to selected entity

3

Das:Set Dashed linetype to selected entity

4

Dot:Set Dashdot linetype to selected entity

5

HID:Set Hidden linetype to selected entity

3. Units

Units Macros

Most of the ESurvey Lisp commands when create elevation texts depending on drawing precision create the elevation texts. To set the required units, following macros can be used

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Command

Description

1

UN0:Set units to Zero Precision

2

UN1, UN2, UN3 and UN4:Similarly sets respective unit precision

4. Zoom

Zoom Macros

Zoom is one of the highly utilized functions of drawing editor and naturally we zoom the drawing in variety of ways.

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Command

Description

1

ZE:Zoom to display the drawing extents

2

ZP:Zoom to display the previous view

3

ZC:Zoom to display a window defined by a Centre Point

4

ZD:Zoom to display the generated portion of the drawing with a view box

5

ZW:Zoom to display an Area specified by the opposite corners of a rectangular window

6

ZS:Zoom the display at a specified scale factor

7

Z8:Reduce the current view to 80%

5. Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Macros

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Command

Description

1

ELT:Erase last drawn entity

2

OS0:Turn off Osnap

3

QY:Quick quit (without saving)

4

BRK:Break Line at given Point

5

BN:Display block name of selected entity

6

LDXF:List DXF details of a selected entity

7

UB:Undo back for any Lisp from ESurvey

6. Layer

Layer Macros

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Command

Description

1

BY:Set the by layer property of the entities

2

LSET:Set the Layer of picked entity

3

LC:Change Layer of selected entities to Current Layer

4

DSL:Delete the Objects of selected entities Layer

5

QL:Quickly Create a New Layer

6

MCL:Set specified Layer as Current Layer

7

RN:Rename Layer

7. Layer ‘On and Off’

Layer ‘On and Off’ Macros

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Command

Description

1

OF:Switch OFF Layers on the basis of Entity Pick

2

SLO:Keep selected Layers ON

3

OFN:Switch OFF Layers by specifying Layer Name

4

ON:Switch ON the Layers

5

OFF:Switch OFF all the Layers except the current Layer

6

ONN:Switch ON all the Layers

8. Layer ‘Freeze and Thaw’

Layer ‘On and Off’ Macros

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Command

Description

1

FR:Freeze the Layer on the basis of entity pick

2

FRN:Freeze Layers by specifying Layer Name

3

THN:Thaw Layers by specifying Layer Name

4

FRR:Freeze all Layers

5

THH:Thaw all Layers

9. Layer ‘Lock and Unlock’

Layer ‘Lock and Unlock’ Macros

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Command

Description

1

LK:Lock Layer

2

UL:Unlock Layer

3

LKN:Lock Layer by Specifying Layer Name

4

ULN:Unlock Layer by Specifying Layer Name

5

LKK:Lock all the Layers

5

ULL:Unlock all the Layers