If the template drawing contain the text "SHEET #sheetno#" it can be updated to for example "SHEET 1" by specifying #sheetno# as the text to change.
Depending on your computer performance and the complexity of the drawing you can generate around 100 drawings in just 60 seconds.
Auto Upd updates existing drawings based on the control file.
In the process text and attribute values can be changed individually on each new drawing.
A trial of JTB CAD Automation Tools can be downloaded and installed as an app from the Autodesk App Store site. Full support is provided during trial period that is up to 30 days.
If purchase has been done via Autodesk App Store the download is available on the My Downloads page.
If you need JTB CAD Automation Tools for Auto CAD 2012 or older please contact us.
If you select another folder you will need to change the path in some files. To make sure it is loaded automatically click on Startup Suite Contents button and add it. If download has been done via Autodesk App Store site the application will automatically load and also add the Automation Tools panel to the Ribbon tab Plug-ins/Add-ins. VLX' needs to be located, it is found in any of the folders of "%appdata%\Autodesk\Application Plugins\JTBW-CADAutomation Tools.bundle\Contents\Windows" depending on Auto CAD version.
The copy button can be used to copy sample files that are in (%appdata%\Autodesk\Application Plugins\JTBW-CADAutomation Tools.bundle\Contents\JTB CAD Automation Tools) to the C:\JTB CAD Automation Tools folder.
These are the properties that can be set using the control file.
In case you want to insert for example a circle or more complex geometry you can make a block of it and the insert it with the Explode property set to Yes.
Each drawing can use a separate Auto LISP file if needed.