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C# connection to Autocad LT 2014

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05-31-2013 11:41 AM

Hi all!

 

I have a c# connection, this code run fine in Autocad 2014. The final purpose of my program is create a .dwg file and add labels in mentioned .dwg file but not work in Autocad LT 2014 .

 

My code:

 

try
{

// Upon creation, attempt to retrieve running instance
m_AcadApp = (AcadApplication)Marshal.GetActiveObject("AutoCAD.Application.19");
m_bAcadInit = true;
}
catch
{
try
{
// Create an instance
m_AcadApp = new AcadApplication();
m_bAcadInit = true;
} catch(Exception ex)
{
MessageBox.Show("An error occurred trying to open the AutoCAD.", "Attention", MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Information);

//In LT version this message appears

}

 

Is possible open Autocad LT 2014 with my code or similar code?

 

Thank you very much.

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Alfred.NESWADBA
Posts: 8,470
Registered: ‎06-29-2007
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Re: C# connection to Autocad LT 2014

05-31-2013 03:06 PM in reply to: jolivalen

Hi,

 

you might get start AutoCAD LT using e.g. Process.Start, but at least AutoCAD LT has no built in API, so there is also no COM-interface that can be used like you did with AutoCAD.

That is one of the major reasons why LT is much cheaper than the full version.

 

- alfred -

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