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Instant Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Customization with .NET by Tom Nelson

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Creating an AutoCAD command (Must know)

Our development environment is all set up. Now we'll put it to work and create a custom command for AutoCAD.

Some custom AutoCAD applications are designed to run unattended, such as when adrawing loads or in reaction to some other event that occurs in your AutoCAD drawing session (we'll look at these in a later chapter). However, the majority of your AutoCAD programming work will likely involve custom AutoCAD commands, whether automating a sequence of built-in AutoCAD commands, or implementing new functionality to address a business need. Commands can be simple (printing to the command window or a dialog box), or more difficult (generating a new design on-the-fly, based on data stored in an existing design). ...

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