Overview of the AutoCAD .NET API (.NET)

 
 
 

The AutoCAD .NET API enables you to manipulate the application and drawing files programmatically with the assemblies or libraries that are exposed. With these objects exposed, they can be accessed by many different programming languages and environments.

There are several advantages to implementing a .NET API for AutoCAD:

Objects are the main building blocks of the AutoCAD .NET API. Each exposed object represents a precise part of the program or a drawing, and they are grouped into different assemblies and namespaces. There are many different types of objects in the AutoCAD .NET API. For example: