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Does anybody know much about autocad and using visual basic to talk to it? i have several autocad drawing, and i want to extract certain pieces of the drawing and do calculations on them using my visual basic interface. Anybody got any pointers on how to do this, or any good web sites i can be pointed to?
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Hi,
Can you check this

http://www.contractcaddgroup.com/download/

and can u check
www.vbcad.com

Regards
Sridhar
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You can use Visual Basic to extract any part of an AutoCAD drawing. What exactly are you looking to extract. The question you posted is very vaque.
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you can start by using the ThisDrawing. This will reference all the properties and methods of the drawing you are working in.

I'm going to propose this as an answe as it does answer your question. Feel free to reject it and we can discuss further. Else please except this answer and close this question out.

thnx
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Moving to the PAQ

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