Posts about Design Automation API for AutoCAD

April 7, 2022

Get to know Design Automation for AutoCAD with Toshiba

Curious about how to make the mass of your DWG data work for you? Check out the customer story from Toshiba Elevator below. How Toshiba Elevator optimized their processes with Forge Founde...

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August 28, 2020

Design Automation and Azure Function as Service

There is a frequent request if it is possible to directly parse the results of Design Automation jobs to a JSON file, without ever downloading the output JSON file. The general way is to p...

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August 13, 2020

Forge Lighting Talks - Pre Accelerator

On August 18th and 19th the Forge Developer Advocates will be running a series of lighting talks to showcase some popular solutions built using the Forge Platform. These talks are meant to...

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June 16, 2020

AutoCAD Design Automation: Error Codes

While working drawings with Forge Design Automation for AutoCAD, we often receive a different kind of error codes in report.log These errors are the same as ACAD:: Errorstatus For example:...

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June 1, 2020

Publish multiple drawings to a single PDF

A CLI utility based on .NET Core technology to print multiple drawings in to a single pdf. It is common to receive multiple drawings with external references like image files, drawings or ...

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February 20, 2020

Design Automation V2 API Retirement

V2 of the Design Automation API will be retired on Tuesday, May 12th, 2020. If you haven't yet migrated your application to V3, you have until then to do so before your application stops w...

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February 12, 2020

Beginners guide to Design Automation with Visual Studio Code

Summary: This is a quick 'no code required' introduction to Design Automation. We are going to walk through the process of converting a DWG with 5 sheets, into a single PDF, using Design A...

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