JTB CAD Automation Tools Trial

JTB CAD Automation Tools Trial

Win32 and 64, English

JTB World Inc.
Make changes to multiple drawings in an automated way.

General Usage Instructions

Specify changes to multiple drawings in Excel. Click a button to create a control file and run the a command in Autodesk® AutoCAD® to do the work for you. AutoGen creates new drawings based on one or more template drawings based on the control file.

In the process text, mtext and block attribute values can be changed individually on each new drawing. AutoIns inserts text, blocks or xrefs into drawings based on the control file. AutoUpd updates existing drawings based on the control file. In the process text and attribute values can be changed individually on each new drawing. For further documentation visit JTB World's JTB CAD Automation Tools page.

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Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

AutoGen

AutoGen creates new drawings based on one or more template drawings based on the control file. In the process text, mtext and block attribute values can be changed individually on each new drawing.

AutoIns

AutoIns inserts text, blocks or xrefs into drawings based on the control file.

AutoUpd

AutoUpd updates existing drawings based on the control file. In the process text and attribute values can be changed individually on each new drawing.

JTBCADAutomationToolsCopy

The copy button can be used to copy sample files that are in (%appdata%\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\JTBW-CADAutomationTools.bundle\Contents\JTB CAD Automation Tools) to the C:\JTB CAD Automation Tools folder.

JTBW_Activate_Apps

Run the JTBW_Activate_Apps command in AutoCAD on the command line to activate the app after purchase or to extend a trial. Follow the instructions and email to JTB World for the license activation key.

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

On Windows 10 Version 1703 or later press Windows+I on the keyboard to access Settings or click the lower-left Start button on the desktop to expand Start Menu, and then select Settings in it. Click on Apps. On Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (older than Version 1703) click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features or Control Panel > Add. On Windows XP click Control Panel > Programs > Remove Programs.

Additional Information

For further documentation visit JTB World's JTB CAD Automation Tools page.

CopySampleFiles.vbs (found in %appdata%\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\JTBW-CADAutomationTools.bundle purchased\Contents) will copy template and sample files to C:\JTB CAD Automation Tools

Reset JTB CAD Automation Tools.reg in the JTB CAD Automation Tools folder can be used to reset the file locations used by JTB CAD Automation Tools. This can be useful if any of the commands does not work as expected.

Note: Uninstall the trial before installing the purchased product and viceversa.

Known Issues

When having more than 1 of the same block in a drawing the AutoUpd command will not be able to update each unique instance of the block's attribute with different values. If you have a need to have this fixed please contact us.

Contact

Company Name: JTB World Inc.
Support Contact: info@jtbworld.com

Author/Company Information

JTB World Inc.

Support Information

For support visit our Contact page.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

5.6.0

Updates to documentation

5.3.0

Added AutoCAD 2019 support. No change in version number.

5.2.0

Fixed bugs in AutoUpd Fix bugs when attribute text is changed by Excel because it is formatted as number or formula Add sorting options in AutoUpd Excel file Minor changes for better user experience

5.1.0

Fixed bug where Add drawings button may add a drawing on row 9 Fixed bug where processing of custom LSP files did not work as expected

5.0.0

Added Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018 support. No change in version number.

4.2.0

Added support for AutoCAD® 2017 (no version number change)

4.1.0

AutoCAD 2013 support Misc. bug fixes and improvements (for complete version history visit the product page on jtbworld.com)

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