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AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond by Lee Ambrosius

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Modifying the Application and Working with Events

The ability to automate the creation and modification of objects in a drawing can be a huge productivity boost to any organization. As a programmer, you should always try to seamlessly integrate your custom programs into existing workflows and make it feel as if they were native to the AutoCAD® application.

You can implement a custom user-interface element to make it easier to start a macro or frequently used AutoCAD command. The user interface elements you implement can start macros from different VBA projects and even custom commands defined in AutoLISP® (LSP) or ObjectARX® (ARX) files that are ...

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