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Modified Offset Command
Tip# 2051 By Jason Longmire On 01-Aug-2005
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Categories : Dimension, Misc. User Tools, Programmer's Tools
Software type : AutoCAD
Rename File To : Tip2051: oi.lsp
Accepts input in feet and inches, then converts to millimeters for use in the Offset command

Converting to Millimeters
Modified Offset Command (Tip #2051) from Jason Longmire is a simple function that accepts input in feet and inches, and then converts to millimeters for use in the Offset command. This is a classic example of a function that was coded to quickly solve a problem at hand. Just load the LSP file and type OI to get it started. The conversion of inches to millimeters is performed with a simple multiplier to the distance value input. Harry thanks Jason for sharing his tip and beckons readers to take a look at the Visual LISP (CVUNIT) function for similar conversion requirements.

 

 

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