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AutoCAD Bible Companion Website

Welcome! Here you'll find bonus content, plus the drawings for the exercises. Click the link for your edition of the book.

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible

AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible

Thanks to Len Nemirovsky for these routines. You can find many more at his website, Better Than Nothing.

Ar1 Creates a label of the area of an enclosed polyline.
Idt Lets you specify spacing between lines of dtext
It Lets you specify spacing between lines of text.
Mmt Merges two Mtext objects.
Pend Creates a pipe break symbol in a line.
Psp1 Automates the setting of scales for paper space, creating viewports, and switching between viewports and corresponding views in model space.
Sfld Creates custom fields.
Stmplot Adds drawing information to plots.
Wb Creates a list of blocks in a folder, and wblocks the blocks to that folder.

Thanks to Terry Dotson for these routines. You can find many more at his website, Dotsoft.

Name Description
Arcsum Lists the total length of a selection set of arcs.
Layerhtm2 Displays a copy of the Layer Properties Manager dialog box in your browser so that you can print it.
Linesum Provides the total length of selected lines.
Mhatch Creates solid fills for a selection of closed objects.
Polydis Reports the length of a selected polyline.
Quickkey "Super-Alias" replacement for acad.pgp that supports command options like ZOOM Previous.
Txtexprt Exports Text objects to a text file.
Txtstack Adjusts spacing between lines of single-line text.
Wblockm Creates individual drawings (write blocks) of all the blocks in a drawing, in a folder that you specify.

AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

Video 1: Quick Start chapter video (16 min)


Video 2: TRIM-EXTEND-BREAK preview (new feature) (<2 min)

Video 3: Drawing an array along a path (<2 min)


Video 4: Drawing basic 3D solids - a lamp (5 min)