General Usage Instructions

1. CA: copy objects in an array-like way.

Select objects, pick a base point and a direction point. Then type your distance to copy, or just press enter. You can create an array of grid lines, or rebar dots etc. at various spacing by using this command.

2. RA

This is similar to CA command, except now you are rotating objects.

3. 7BRPURLINS

This command is for steelwork. Select purlin lines and enter lapping length. The code will find crossing lines (they can be columns or beams or trusses) and break each purlin at every intersection point, extend each purlin to both sides a distance exactly equal to your specified lapping length.

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

CA

Select objects, pick a base point and a direction point. Then type your distance to copy, or just press enter. You will have an array of grid lines, or rebar dots etc. at various spacing. Type "U" to undo previous actions. Type "X" to select exit option.

RA

This is similar to CA command, except now you are rotating objects. Select objects, pick a base point. Then type your rotation angle to copy - rotate, or just press enter. You will have a polar array at various spacing. Type "U" to undo previous actions. Type "X" to select exit option.

7BRPURLINS

Select purlin lines and enter lapping length. The code will find crossing lines (they can be columns or beams or trusses) and break each purlin at every intersection point, extend each to both sides a distance exactly equal to your specified lapping length.

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.1

Added 2020 support (No change in version number).

1.1

Added 2019 support.

1.1

Added 2018 support
+ Fix RA command to work in all languages.

+ Fix error not detect "off-screen" lines in 7BRPURLINS.

+ Added 2017 support.

1.0

First release.