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Posted on 2006-05-24
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I have the following VBA script which I wnat to have run when I open a drawing:

This is in ThisDrawing:
Option Explicit

Private Sub AcadDocument_EndCommand(ByVal CommandName As String)
   If UCase(CommandName) Like "OPEN" _
    Or UCase(CommandName) Like "CLOSE" Then
               Call SetLayers
   End If
End Sub

This is in Module1:
Option Explicit
Public Sub SetLayers()

Dim objLayer As AcadLayer
Dim vMatchStrings(0 To 3) As String
Dim sMatchString  'must be declared as variant

vMatchStrings(0) = "RM*"
vMatchStrings(1) = "GROS*"
vMatchStrings(3) = "XREF"
vMatchStrings(2) = "*WALL*"

   
    For Each objLayer In ThisDrawing.Layers
    For Each sMatchString In vMatchStrings
   
    If objLayer.Name Like sMatchString Then
            objLayer.LayerOn = True
        If objLayer.Freeze = True Then
           objLayer.Freeze = False
        End If
            Exit For
        Else
            objLayer.LayerOn = False
        End If
        'Debug.Print objLayer.Name
    Next
    Next
   
    'ThisDrawing.Regen True
   
End Sub

When I first open a drawing it does not run on the drawing being opened. After I open a drawing and then open another drawing it runs on the previous open drawing.
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Question by:fusebox
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Tommy Kinard earned 2000 total points
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Your code should be in the Private Sub AcadDocument_BeginClose() for the close event.
In the open you could place it in the activate but the problem there is it will fire everytime you pick the drawing.

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