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jclaidler
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Shrinkwrap for AutoCAD: LISP

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02-11-2011 06:41 AM

Anyone have a LISP routine that will create a border around selected objects?

Lke shrinkwrap?

 

Thanks.

John Laidler


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TravisNave
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Re: Shrinkwrap for AutoCAD: LISP

02-11-2011 01:06 PM in reply to: jclaidler

You might also ask that question in the LISP forum.  You might get better results.

 

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Visual-LISP-AutoLISP-and-General/bd-p/130

 

Good Luck!

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TerryDotson
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Re: Shrinkwrap for AutoCAD: LISP

02-11-2011 03:37 PM in reply to: jclaidler

Simply draw a loose rectangle around your objects and use the BOUNDARY command, then erase the outer rectangles.

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pendean
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Re: Shrinkwrap for AutoCAD: LISP

02-14-2011 05:55 AM in reply to: jclaidler

Like a WIPEOUT?

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jclaidler
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Re: Shrinkwrap for AutoCAD: LISP

02-14-2011 10:48 AM in reply to: jclaidler

Nope, not like WIPEOUT.  Easily stated, I need a line drawn around the outside edges of selected blocks.

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kelley.pearson
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Registered: ‎08-19-2011
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Re: Shrinkwrap for AutoCAD: LISP

08-16-2012 10:39 AM in reply to: jclaidler
Easy. Draw a closed polyline (rough) rectangle just outside your block or any object you want. Then use the BOUNDARY command with lsland detention. Choose Region or Polyline as Object type to create. Pick OK, then Enter if you do not want to select addition interal boundaries. Erase the orginal rough rectangle and outer boudary on it. You're left with your object plus the inner boundary shrinkwrap. No Lisp needed. Done! :smileyhappy:
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jefferypsanders
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Re: Shrinkwrap for AutoCAD: LISP

09-24-2013 02:51 PM in reply to: jclaidler

I posted a cheap attempt at shrinkwrapping using the boundary command here:

 

http://www.jefferypsanders.com/autolisp.html

 

JPS

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