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command line -mvpartadd via a toolbar button.

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01-11-2011 10:35 AM

I have an application to insert mvparts that utilizes the command line version of mvpartadd...

code snippet follows:


   (command "-mvpartadd")
   (command "type")
   (command "Custom")
   (command "Chapter")
   (command "PipeHangers")
   (command "" "Subtype")
   (command SubType "Part" Name)


this works fine...


However, I am wonderting if there is not a better way...

The problem with the above is that the command seems to need to follow the 'path' through the mvpart dialog just as if the dialog was open... there seems to be a kind of regen happening that seems un necessary.

Is there a better way to go to the wanted part without having to pause for each key word as if AutoCAD was having trouble locating the part.


I did the following

(vlax-dump-object (vlax-ename->vla-object (car (nentsel))) t)

and saw that there was a refereence to:


StyleName = "D811422A066D4911B5189EAF06E99E0EDA58AD27E2E646728668A5F0D86312A1"


I would assume this is the GUID location of the mvpart... is there a way to impliment this GUID to get to the part quicker than what the commandline version of mvpartadd does?


To speed up mvpartadd command to get tot he required part quicker is what I am looking for.

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Registered: ‎03-13-2008
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Re: command line -mvpartadd via a toolbar button.

10-08-2011 09:35 AM in reply to: mdhutchinson

Have you figured this one out yet using lisp?  I know its possible using .net and the part GUID but would like to find a solution using lisp.  Thanks.

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