Visual LISP, AutoLISP and General Customization

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BillZndl
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Display doesn't change using script to open multiple files.

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12-02-2010 12:11 PM

R2006 vanilla SDI =1

 

When opening drawings with a script,

the commands execute properly but the drawing itself in the grahics display window,

changes only every 4th  or 5th file that the script opens.

 

I've tried regen, redraw, redrawall, update *acad* nothing seems to work.

 

is there a system setting or is this a version specific problem?

 

 

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t.willey
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Message 2 of 6 (221 Views)

Re: Display doesn't change using script to open multiple files.

12-02-2010 02:06 PM in reply to: BillZndl

I had that issue with scripts also, and I was on '06 too.  I don't see if as a problem though, as your script is just working so fast that the display doesn't have time to catch up.  I think you will notice that the name of the drawing changes each time though, and I think that if you click off of Acad it will show the opening and closing of each drawing.  I used to do that, and I think that is what happens, as I would have email or something up in my second monitor.

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Hallex
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Re: Display doesn't change using script to open multiple files.

12-02-2010 03:26 PM in reply to: BillZndl

Try add

_delay 500

 

before of the very script block

just an idea? not tested

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BillZndl
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Re: Display doesn't change using script to open multiple files.

12-03-2010 03:30 AM in reply to: t.willey

Thanks Tim.

 

Yeah, it's not that big of a deal as far as performance goes.

The only reason I asked is that I was having another user running some scripts and thought it would be better if he could "see" what was happening.  I thought it might be a system setting or something. Oh well.

 

Thanks again.

 

 

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BillZndl
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Re: Display doesn't change using script to open multiple files.

12-03-2010 03:40 AM in reply to: Hallex

Interestingly enough, adding delay and a regen helped the display problem.

But.... of coarse it slowed things down.  :smileysad:

We'll be upgrading to 2010 acad soon so I''ll just run it "as is".

Thanks!

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Hallex
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Re: Display doesn't change using script to open multiple files.

12-03-2010 04:23 AM in reply to: BillZndl

You're quite welcome

I used it for years as well as with DBX :smileyhappy:

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