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Creating DWG using .Net

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03-04-2012 08:36 PM

 

Hi,

 

 

How i can create DWG using .Net.

 

While creating DWG file, i have to choose one of the dwg template and

location for created DWG file.

 

Regards,

Raman

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Re: Creating DWG using .Net

03-04-2012 11:09 PM in reply to: RamanSBV

Hi,

 

do you want to have it opened in AutoCAD or do you just want to create a new file and open it just in memory?

Both samples:

      'first lines in the class have to include:
      'Imports Autodesk.AutoCAD

      Dim tTemplateFileName As String = "C:\TEMP\myTemplate.DWT"
      Dim tNewFileName As String = "C:\TEMP\newFile.DWG"

      'open it in editor
      Dim tNewDoc As ApplicationServices.Document = ApplicationServices.Application.DocumentManager.Add(tTemplateFileName)
      tNewDoc.CloseAndSave(tNewFileName)

      'open it as database in memory
      Dim tDb As DatabaseServices.Database = New DatabaseServices.Database(False, True)
      tDb.SaveAs(tNewFileName, DatabaseServices.DwgVersion.Current)

 

 

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Re: Creating DWG using .Net

03-05-2012 01:51 AM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

 

 

Just I have to create a DWG with given template and and open it in AUTOCAD.

 

So, I have written below statements

 

 'open it in editor
      Dim tNewDoc As ApplicationServices.Document = ApplicationServices.Application.DocumentManager.Ad​d(tTemplateFileName)
      tNewDoc.CloseAndSave(tNewFileName)

But " tNewDoc.CloseAndSave(tNewFileName)" is not working ... means it is not creating file in given path

 

Then i changed to

 

  tNewDoc.Database.SaveAs(tNewFileName, trueDwgVersion.Current,                          tNewDoc.Database.SecurityParameters);

 

 

and it is creating file in given location.

 

Thanks for helping me.....



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Re: Creating DWG using .Net

03-05-2012 09:35 AM in reply to: RamanSBV

Hi,

 

>> But " tNewDoc.CloseAndSave(tNewFileName)" is not working

Have you started that by a self-defined command? If so have you added the "Session"-flag?

 

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Re: Creating DWG using .Net

03-05-2012 08:36 PM in reply to: RamanSBV

 

 

Sorry..I am not understanding what you are saying....can you please elaborate it.

 

-Raman

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Re: Creating DWG using .Net

03-07-2012 05:50 AM in reply to: RamanSBV

Hi,

 

you can define your own commands in your DLL, these commands do work either in document-context or in application-context. If they are working in document-context you can't activate an other document then that and that may be a problem if you try to open and/or to save another document then that where you started the command.

 

So take care of the attribtutes for your command-definition, one sample including the .Session flag:

<Autodesk.AutoCAD.Runtime.CommandMethod("OOCLoad", Autodesk.AutoCAD.Runtime.CommandFlags.Redraw Or Autodesk.AutoCAD.Runtime.CommandFlags.UsePickSet Or Autodesk.AutoCAD.Runtime.CommandFlags.Session)> _
Public Shared Sub OOCLoad()
   '....
End Sub

 

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