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Evaluate VBScript functions from AutoLISP.

A - answer Sometimes you may prefer to use a VBScript function over AutoLISP as it would be easier, faster or more convenient than the native LISP (VisualLISP) program code.

The evalVBS function is a wrapper for these situations. You can use it to quickly run any VBScript code from inside your LISP routines. Download the evalVBS.LSP source code by CAD Studio from www.cadstudio.cz/download, load it and call it with (evalVBS "myVBScodeString").

;examples (use 'result' for any return value):
;(evalVBS "MsgBox(\"Hello world!\")")
;(setq mystring2 (evalVBS (strcat "result = LCase(\"" mystring1 "\")")))
;(evalVBS "MsgBox(\"VBcommand 1\") : MsgBox(\"VBcommand 2\")")
;(evalVBS "MsgBox(\"VBcommand 1\")\nMsgBox(\"VBcommand 2\")")
;
;return values:
;"" = no value returned
;nil = failed
;"1.xxxx" = return value as a string
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12.6.2016    992x  
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applies to: AutoCAD ·

See also:
Tip 11171:Total number of layouts as a field.
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.
Tip 10958:Extended TCase supports accented characters and small caps.
Tip 10682:Automatic classification of drawing objects by their properties.
Tip 10437:How to draw AutoCAD rectangle from its center point?


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