AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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Registered: ‎09-24-2013
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WD_OPEN_DWG command not running when drawings are opened.

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10-11-2013 10:07 AM

I removed the astrix from the front of this line in the wd.env file.

WD_OPEN_DWG,(command "_.ZOOM" "_E"),AutoLISP prog or expression to autoexecute when dwg opened from PROJ dlg

and it does not seem to execute when drawing are open. I have AutoCad Electrical 2014.


This is just a comment for the Electrical Product team.

-- The performance of the product is horrible (networked multi-user env) my thoughts...

 MDB database OUT!!!!!! sql express IN <---- this one should have been done 4 releases ago.

LISP functions with crappy documentation OUT!!!!!! .NET API replacements IN <--- also a long time ago miss by autodesk.

Fully support layouts for panel drawings i.e title block updates don't work on layouts past the first one!

Need a way to allow for sub-projects with their own titleblock settings, a sub wdp and wdt if you will.

 To use this product it is almost mandatory to customize it especially in larger organizations. The stuff I am talking about isn't the drafting related configurations, this product is great in that area, it's the customizations that require some code writing to achieve, like adding a button to parse the BOM into our MRP system, to do this stuff we need well documented API's that can be used in .NET languages like C# or at least examples of how to deal with a list of lists of lists from a LISP function in .NET, the API function to get the panel BOM doesn't even return the data, it produces an external file that then has to be re-read and parsed----frustrating. If you browse the Autodesk developer forums you wouldn't even know Electrical was one of your products? 

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Re: WD_OPEN_DWG command not running when drawings are opened.

10-17-2013 10:41 PM in reply to: jfeyes

The expression in WD_OPEN_DWG executes only when using the AENEXT/PREV commands.


I totally agree with you when it comes to the API. Something has to be done.


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