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Creating a new toolbar button/s with custom commands...
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Creating a new toolbar button/s with custom commands...

Creating a new toolbar button/s with custom commands...

(OP)
Is this possible in Draftsight? I see I am able to create my own toolbars with the existing commands. My question is, can you define a script much like you can in AutoCAD and assign it to a custom button. It does not look you can, but I'm just getting into DS and I may have overlooked a solution.

Thanks for any replies.
Spike

RE: Creating a new toolbar button/s with custom commands...

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I entered a lisp command, so I'm not sure that it does anything more complicated, It's a 2 step process.
Right click on any tool.
Click on Custom Interface.
Interface.
Toolbars.
Right click on any toolbar.
New Toolbar.
Right click Toolbar and rename.

Go to Commands.
Right click on a Name.
Click New Command.
Right click Rename.
Go to Command String.
Double click.
Type in lisp command.
Go to Icon Explorer on right side.
Choose your icons or you can browse for you own.

Go back to your new toolbar.
Right click.
New entry.
Toolbar entry.
Left click.
Double click on Command.
Choose from dropdown menu.
Close.
Right click on any tool again and click Toolbars.
Check new toolbar.

There is a Help button at the bottom of the dialog box.

Sylvia

RE: Creating a new toolbar button/s with custom commands...

(OP)
Thank you very much. Worked like a charm.

We're on AutoCAD 2002. My company does not want to upgrade to the latest and greatest, so something like
DraftSight will be my only alternative.

Thanks again.

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