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AutoLISP is a dialect of the programming language Lisp built specifically for use with the full version of AutoCAD and its derivatives, which include AutoCAD Map . Lisp is a family of programming languages, first conceived in and finally implemented in This makes it is the second oldest language still in common. This course is your ultimate guide to learning AutoLISP Programming. You will learn by example with lots of programs.

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To test this program, you will need to create a drawing with objects on different layers. Then type myprog and press enter.

To use that angle in AutoCAD you have to convert it back to decimal degrees. If it is not, then b will be assigned the value 6. This always produces the third element of a list.

AutoLisp returned pprograming value of the function you typed in. If you were to write a program named Line.

Click the “Files” tab. If you hit the F2 button to bring up the text screen, you should see something that looks like this: Let’s look at the next line. Lisp machines TI Explorer. We draw repetitively when using AutoCAD. Featured blocks of the month Man on bike. Strings Strings are bits of text and can be up to a maximum length of characters eg: Move on to the progfaming level.


Type the code above at the AutoCAD command prompt and hit enter. Substitutes the new d2 layer for the old d1 layer in the entity list a1and assigns it to the new entity list b3.

Allows you to select the objects to be changed. This always produces the second element of a list. NET for user customizing.

AutoLISP – Wikipedia

Now lets substitute programong for the 5 in the variable c. This program lets you choose a line of text and substitute another line at exactly the same place.

All AutoLisp programs must contain the suffix “. AutoLISP code can interact with the user through AutoCAD’s graphical editor by use of primitive functions that pprograming the user to pick points, choose objects on screen, and input numbers and other data. Takes an angle in radians and converts it into a string, using a specific format.

AutoLISP Quick Start

Returns the nth element in a list, where n is the number of the element to return. Just as in native AutoCAD commands, any valid option progrraming can be entered simply by typing the upper case part of the keyword.


NotePad has a bad habit of assuming you want to save it as a text file with the extension txt. You will mostly be using ssget. Type this is in at the command prompt:. Go to the “Tools” drop down menu and go to “Preferences”. Click the “ADD” button.

An example of this is defun C: Now c is a list that looks like this: Keep input statements together.

Gives you the ability to take the newly modified entity list and write it back to the database to update the drawing.