AutoCAD Architecture Customization

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leszek.ludwig
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Registered: ‎02-28-2012
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Program custom applications

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02-28-2012 11:56 AM

hello, I was wondering if there are tools available currently to allow a programmer to go about editing the way AutoCad is used.

What I want to achieve is the following.

 

When a block is placed into a drawing, a function is run to access a database that stores information on how many said blocks appear in the drawing.

 

this is just the beginning, but I was wondering if there application extensions that I can use to program the necessary code to achieve this.  I've heard of ObjectABX, however, i don't think this program has the ability to do what I want.

 

Any input or direction on this matter would be greatly appriciated.

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Keith.Brown
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Registered: ‎03-13-2008
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Re: Program custom applications

03-06-2012 12:08 PM in reply to: leszek.ludwig

There are certainly a variety of tools to do what you want to achieve.  Object ARX will definately do it but it is complex and requires a knowledge of c++.  If you are a beginner then you should probably try out the .net programming languages.  You can get started from the link below.

 

My First Autocad Plugin


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