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How to add layer description in AutoLISP?

A - answer You can modify layer descriptions (comments) with VisualLISP.

First make sure the COM support is loaded:

(vl-load-com)
Then use the following code (example) to add/change the description for the layer named "Lay1":
(vla-put-description (vlax-ename->vla-object (tblobjname "LAYER" "Lay1")) "My description for Lay1")
You can use this code in your own LISP routines, scripts or menu macros.
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7.5.2011    4890×  
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See also:
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Tip 10237:Arc bridges (gaps) in line intersections.
Tip 10071:How to recolor layers from ACI to truecolor?
Tip 10015:How to select and modify objects in all layouts of the DWG?


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