VectorScript Examples

VectorScript Examples

VectorScript

 

 

Basic

 

 

Create New Layer

How to create a new layer in a document.

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Create New Class

How to create a new class in a document.

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Absolute - Relative Modes

Compares drawing using absolute and relative modes.

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Set Class of Object

How to set the class of an object to the active class.

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Set Object to Class Attributes

How to set an object to use the attributes of its assigned class.

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Set Color of Selected Object

How to pick and object onscreen and set its color.

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Create Record Format

How to create a new record format in a document

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Intermediate

 

 

Set Color of Selected Objects

How to set the color of a selection set of objects

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Attach Record to Object

How to attach a record to an existing object and load it with data based on the object type.

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Bump

Bump is an alternate nudge command created completely with VectorScript.

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Advanced

 

 

Catalog Symbols

Shows how to process through the document symbol list using recursion.

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Catalog Symbols II

Shows how to process through the document symbol list using the ForEachObjectInList() function.

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Custom Dialogs

 

 

Revise Layer Link

An example menu command using a custom dialog which allows the user to update the referenced layer of a layer link.

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Align Selected Objects

An example menu command which uses a custom dialog with an image pane control with external image resources and lets the user align selected objects.

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Create Light

An example menu command which creates a new light object. The dialog interface for the command uses a wide variety of custom dialog controls.

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Pick Hatch Dialog

An example script that displays an image popup allowing the user to choose from among the hatches in the active document. Use the "Run VectorScript..." command under the Scripts item in the Organize menu to load this script.

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Plug-in Objects

 

 

Point Object

An example point custom object.

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Linear Object

An example linear custom object.

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Rectangular Object

An example rectangular custom object.

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2-D Path Object

An example 2-D path object. (VectorWorks 9 or higher)

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Superellipse

A simple plug-in object example which draws a superellipse based on selected parameter values.

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