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How to set a coordinate system with a single button?

A - answer If you often need to change or assign a coordinate system in your drawings (maps), you may need a commandline version of the command in Map (a dialog-based command by default).

You can use e.g. the following LISP macro:

(defun C:SetWGS ()  
(setvar "CMDDIA" 0)  
(command "ADESETCRDSYS" "_ses" "LL84" "_ex")  
(setvar "CMDDIA" 1)  
The newly defined command SetWGS can be then assigned to a toolbar button or keyboard shortcut.

Another - simpler method is to use the LISP function:

(ade_projsetwscode "LL84")  
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24.2.2009    10906×  

See also:
Tip 12926:How to import point coordinates from Excel to AutoCAD?
Tip 12914:Geo2GPS - web map from any coordinate of an AutoCAD DWG.
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Tip 11970:How to find the map coordinate system of a drawing?
Tip 11967:How to apply a changed drawing template (DWT) to existing drawings?

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