User Input Functions Reference (AutoLISP)

 
 
 

The following table provides summary descriptions of the AutoLISP user input functions.

User input functions

Function

Description

(entsel [msg])

Prompts the user to select a single object (entity) by specifying a point

(getangle [pt] [msg])

Pauses for user input of an angle, and returns that angle in radians

(getcorner pt [msg])

Pauses for user input of a rectangle's second corner

(getdist [pt] [msg])

Pauses for user input of a distance

(getfiled title default ext flags)

Prompts the user for a file name with the standard AutoCAD file dialog box, and returns that file name

(getint [msg])

Pauses for user input of an integer, and returns that integer

(getkword [msg])

Pauses for user input of a keyword, and returns that keyword

(getorient [pt] [msg])

Pauses for user input of an angle, and returns that angle in radians

(getpoint [pt] [msg])

Pauses for user input of a point, and returns that point

(getreal [msg])

Pauses for user input of a real number, and returns that real number

(getstring [cr] [msg])

Pauses for user input of a string, and returns that string

(initget [bits] [string])

Establishes keywords for use by the next user input function call

(nentsel [msg])

Prompts the user to select an object (entity) by specifying a point, and provides access to the definition data contained within a complex object

(nentselp [msg] [pt])

Provides similar functionality to that of the nentsel function without the need for user input