Application-Handling Functions Reference (AutoLISP)

 
 
 

The following table provides summary descriptions of the AutoLISP application-handling functions.

Application-handling functions

Function

Description

(arx)

Returns a list of the currently loaded ObjectARX applications

(arxload application [onfailure])

Loads an ObjectARX application

(arxunload application [onfailure])

Unloads an ObjectARX application

(autoarxload filename cmdlist)

Predefines command names to load an associated ObjectARX file

(autoload filename cmdlist)

Predefines command names to load an associated AutoLISP file

(initdia [dialogflag])

Forces the display of the next command's dialog box

(load filename [onfailure])

Evaluates the AutoLISP expressions in a file

(showhtmlmodalwindow uri)

Displays a modal dialog box with a specified URI (Uniform Resource Identifier)

(startapp appcmd file)

Starts a Windows application

(vl-load-all filename)

Loads a file into all open AutoCAD documents

(vl-vbaload "filename")

Loads a VBA project

(vl-vbarun "macroname")

Runs a VBA macro

(vlax-add-cmd "global-name" 'func-sym [“local-name" cmd-flags])

Adds commands to the AutoCAD built-in command set

NoteExtended AutoLISP extension: requires vl-load-com