Win32 and 64, English

Gilles Chanteau
To deeply purge the drawing (including nested elements).

General Usage Instructions

Start RPURGE command to open the dialog box, check the types of objects to purge and click OK to begin the purge.

The number of deleted objects is displayed on the command line.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Opens the dialog box RadicalPurge.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Additional documentation is available from the dialog box (the top right [?] button) or by RadicalPurge_fr.html file in the installation directory % appdata% \Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\RadicalPurge.bundle\Contents.

The LISP gc-Purge function can be used in LISP programs.

It requires as an argument an integer specifying the types of object to be purged by the sum of binaries following codes:

1 Blocks

2 Layers

4 Forms

8 Materials

16 Dimension styles

32 MLeader styles

64 Mligne styles

128 Table styles

256 Text styles

512 Plot styles

1024 Visual styles

2048 Line types

4096 Registered applications

8192 Empty groups

16384 Annotative scales

32768 Empty texts

65536 Zero length curves

131072 DWG xref

262144 Raster images

524288 DWF underlay

1048576 PDF underlay

2097152 DGN underlay

Known Issues


Company Name: Gilles Chanteau
Support Contact: gilecad@orange.fr

Author/Company Information

Gilles Chanteau

Support Information

Gilles Chanteau gilecad@orange.fr

Version History

Version Number Version Description


AutoCAD 2025 support.


Added 2024 support.


AutoCAD® 2017 support Corrected a bug with empty default value attribute definitions


AutoCAD® 2017 support


AutoCAD® 2015 support




1.0.0 Initial Release

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