Scripting in AutoCAD
What you'll learn
- How to write Script Files for Automating tasks in AutoCAD
- Basic Knowledge of AutoCAD
- AutoCAD 2007 or any later version
- Microsoft Excel or any other Spreadsheet Application
What is Scripting?
Scripting is another method of automating tasks in AutoCAD, without using Programming. We can create and manipulate AutoCAD objects using Script files.
Why Script file?
Script files are small, lightweight, easy to use
and most importantly saves a great of time by cutting down the time required for manual labor.
What is Script File
An AutoCAD script file is nothing more than a sequence of standard AutoCAD Commands. So if you know how to type commands at the AutoCAD command prompt, you can easily create script files.
About the Course
This course is divided into 6 sections
How to create AutoCAD objects like Line and Circe
How to use of Microsoft Excel or any other spreadsheet program to create Script files
How to create layers using script file and change the color of AutoCAD objects
How to create thousands of Text objects using Script file (with practical Examples)
How to import points into AutoCAD drawings using Script file (with practical Examples)
Simple Animations in AutoCAD, using Script file.
Who this course is for?
This course is designed for all kind of AutoCAD users (Beginner to Advanced) who want to learn a different way of drafting and save time spent for repetitive processes.
Who this course is for:
- Professionals who are using AutoCAD
- Students who are learning AutoCAD
I am a Civil Engineer by Education and a Coder by Interest. I was working as a Highway Designer from 2007 to 2018 and was associated with many Highway projects all over India.
I have conducted many workshops on AutoCAD and Excel including the one I did for the UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM (UNEP) at Geneva, Switzerland.
I regularly write articles on Excel and AutoCAD on my website and I am also active in QUORA with more than 1000 answers on Topics regarding Excel. I have two YouTube channels for Excel (English and Malayalam) where I upload videos regularly.
Considering my contributions to the Excel community, Microsoft presented me with the prestigious MVP Award in April 2020 and 2021.