BLi

BLi

Win64, English

DuctiSoft inc.
BLi (Block Line Insertion): This tool will insert blocks in interval distances on the selected items.

General Usage Instructions

BLi is a tool created to help users create new kinds of linetypes. 

It allows much more than a simple LIN file. 

Once installed, select the command in the Ribbon panel or run the below commands in the command line.

  • BLI
  • BLISTYLE
  • BLIDECAL
  • BLI_HELP

 

Function can also be used allowing to set the current BliStyle with the BLISETSTYLE (read the Help file)

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

BLIDECAL

BLIDECAL allow the user to move blocks by resing the - or + key.

BLi

Bli is the main command allowing you to select any entity to apply the current BLiStyle.

BLI_HELP

This command will open the HELP file.

BLIENDGAP

This command ask you to enter a numeric value to apply as distance from both ends of selected entity.

BLIDELETE

This command remove all blocks linked to selected entity

BLISTYLE

BLISTYLE allows you to create and manage different setting of block insertion. It is the main panel to use for creating new kind of linetypes

Installation/Uninstallation

Installation 

Once installed, the bundle folder is created in the below location.

  • %AppData%\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\DuctiSoft_BLi.bundle

This mean that the application will be directly ready to use.

Uninstallation

Via Control Panel > Programs and Features

Or, by using its own uninstaller from the below path.

C:\Users\Public\DuctiSoft\BLI\BLi_Uninstall.exe

Note:

BLi use ObjectDCL, and it is included in the installation package, however, it will not be included in the Uninstallation process beacause maybe some other tools who need it are already installed.

If you want to uninstall completely, you must consider also to uninstall ObjectDCL via windows control Panel. (add&remove features).

Additional Information

This tool uses OnjectDCL extension. Please be sure to always have the latest version of ObjectDCL extension: www.objectdcl.com/download.html

Visit the BLi website for more information: http://www.ductisoft.com/bli.html 

This version: New block added, Help command and button, Refresh version with new UI, Bug fix with Bundle folder location, Installation offering 64bits install and Work with a closed entity.

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: DuctiSoft inc.
Support Contact: support@ductisoft.com

Author/Company Information

DuctiSoft inc.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

18.051

Add feature allow the user to use block with attribute. New option allowing the user to offset block insertion New rotating option allow the user to insert block without following the selected entity. Dialog box improved. New command: BLIDECAL New function BLISETSTYLE New menu (icon added) Programming concept changed to allow more flexibility for future release. New command BLIENDGAP New command BLIDELETE

17.090

Add feature allow the user to use block with attribute. New option allowing the user to offset block insertion New rotating option allow the user to insert block without following the selected entity. Dialog box improved. New command: BLIDECAL New function BLISETSTYLE New menu (icon added) Programming concept changed to allow more flexibility for future release.

17.021

Initial release
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