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Visual Basic VB.NET for AutoCAD

Course Description

Course Length = 3 days

This course targets the AutoCAD user interested in achieving an even greater efficiency by learning to create custom applications and programs for AutoCAD. Even the novice programmer can learn to use AutoCAD VBA. Individual questions and examples are covered as time allows, feel free to bring your own drawings/code.

This course is taught by experienced AutoCAD developers with working knowledge and industry expertise in Design Automation.

Course Outline


  • Introduction and Installation
  • VB.NET Project Structure
  • Netload and Debug
  • Transactions


  • Block Tables and Block Table Records
  • 2-D Entities
  • 3-D Entities
  • Blocks and Attributes
  • Layers, Linetypes, Lineweights, and More
  • Cloning
  • Construction Geometry


  • Selecting Entities
  • Selection Sets
  • Modifying Properties
  • Editor Input


  • VB.NET Code Essentials
  • VB.NET Graphical User Interfaces
  • Debugging in VB.NET


  • Extracting Block Information
  • Extracting Drawing Properties
  • Extracting to Text Files
  • Extracting to XML Files
  • Extracting to Excel
  • Extracting to Databases

Course Cost

This 3-day course is $1045 per person.

Course Dates

There are no dates scheduled for this course at this time. Please Contact Us to request a new course date or view our full course schedule for similar courses.


Note: The suggested course duration is a guideline. Course topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based upon the knowledge and skill level of the course participants.

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