Line Totals

Line Totals

Win32 and 64, English

Pencil 9
This plug-in can be used with Autodesk® AutoCAD® to quickly determine the total length of a group of selected lines.

General Usage Instructions

The app will filter out line entities from a selection set and will ignore other shapes and drawing entities.

There are 2 commands:

PEN9_LINE_TOTALS_QUICK

  • Invoking this command will prompt the user to select line(s)
  • Select the lines. When the selection set is complete, press Enter
  • An alert dialog box will display the total number of lines selected and the total combined length of all selected lines


PEN9_LINE_TOTALS_REPORT

  • Invoking this command will prompt the user to select line(s)
  • Select the lines. When the selection set is complete, press Enter
  • A new Microsoft Excel file will be created with each line from the selection set listed with its start point and length
  • The total number of lines selected and the total combined length are also included in the Excel file


Note, if the Excel report option is used, the app will open a new Excel workbook with the report data. This Excel workbook can then be saved to desired location.

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Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

PEN9_LINE_TOTALS_QUICK

• Invoking this command will prompt the user to select line(s) • If no lines are selected a message is displayed and the command exits • If entities other than lines are included in the selection set, the app will filter out only line entities • When the selection set is complete, press Enter • An alert dialog box will display the total number of lines selected and the total combined length of all selected lines

PEN9_LINE_TOTALS_REPORT

• Invoking this command will prompt the user to select line(s) • If no lines are selected a message is displayed and the command exits • If entities other than lines are included in the selection set, the app will filter out only line entities • When the selection set is complete, press Enter • A new Microsoft Excel file will be created with each line from the selection set listed with its start point and length • The total number of lines selected and the total combined length are also included in the Excel file • Back in the drawing, an alert dialog box will display the total number of lines selected and the total combined length of all selected lines

Installation/Uninstallation

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 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: Pencil 9
Support Contact: support@pencil9.com

Author/Company Information

Pencil 9

Support Information

For any questions regarding this app please e-mail to support@pencil9.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.0.0

Added 2019 support
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