Category Archives: Advanced

How to calculate an area in AutoCAD

In some case, you have complex layout shape. How to calculate area in AutoCAD drawing? AREA command Type AREA at the command prompt Command: AREA Pick points for area calculation              Specify first corner point or [Object/Add area/Subtract area] <Object>: Pick              Specify next point or [Arc/Length/Undo]: Pick              Specify next point or [Arc/Length/Undo/Total] <Total>: Pick Press ENTER… Read More »

Lisp calculate total length of polylines

You have a lot of separate polylines in the drawing. How do you calculate its total? I will introduce a lisp to you. It will help you to calculate length of polylines. Download lisp here Load application Type TLEN > Choose polylines that you need to calculate > Enter > Show AutoCAD message dialog box. Video tutorial: