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mdhutchinson
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layoutlist function

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03-06-2013 03:18 PM

(layoutlist) ... returns a list of strings of the layout tabs in the drawing.

 

I've used this ages... Isn't it a core lisp function, or is it coming from express tools or somewhere else?

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BlackBox_
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Re: layoutlist function

03-06-2013 04:14 PM in reply to: mdhutchinson

LayoutList is a core LISP function found in the developer documentation.



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mdhutchinson
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Re: layoutlist function

03-06-2013 05:18 PM in reply to: BlackBox_

I thought I recognized you from recent post concerning accorconsole.

acoreconsole says it is unknown function.

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Re: layoutlist function

03-06-2013 08:58 PM in reply to: mdhutchinson

I see... I took the phrasing of your OP to mean "core" = basic, standard, vanialla AutoLISP (i.e. no Visual LISP, etc.), and not core console. 

 

Having read your recent post in your AcCoreConsole thread, this makes much more sense to me now... I'll be interested to see what becomes of it. 

 

Cheers!



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Re: layoutlist function

03-07-2013 04:40 AM in reply to: mdhutchinson

I found what I needed... the below works in AcCoreConsole.

 

(defun GetLayoutListACoreConsole ()
 (defun massoc (key alist / x nlist)
  (foreach x alist
   (if (eq key (car x))
    (setq nlist (cons (cdr x) nlist))
   )
  )
  (reverse nlist)
 )
 (massoc 3 (dictsearch(namedobjdict)"acad_layout"))
)

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Re: layoutlist function

03-07-2013 08:42 AM in reply to: mdhutchinson

Glad you got is sorted; thanks for posting the solution for others to find.

 

Here's wishing Autodesk would enbled full Visual LISP functionality for AcCoreConsole. *throws penny in wishing well*



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