AlignmentPointAcquisition Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_AlignmentPointAcquisition()
	' This example reads and modifies the preference value that controls
	' how AutoAlignment points are acquired. When finished, this example resets
	' the preference value back to its original value.

	Dim ACADPref As AcadPreferencesDrafting
	Dim originalValue As Variant, newValue As Variant

	' Get the drafting preferences object
	Set ACADPref = ThisDrawing.Application.preferences.Drafting

	' Read and display the original value
	originalValue = ACADPref.AlignmentPointAcquisition
	MsgBox "The AlignmentPointAcquisition preference is: " & originalValue

	' Toggle and display the AlignmentPointAcquisition preference
	If ACADPref.AlignmentPointAcquisition = acAlignPntAcquisitionAutomatic Then
		ACADPref.AlignmentPointAcquisition = acAlignPntAcquisitionShiftToAcquire
		ACADPref.AlignmentPointAcquisition = acAlignPntAcquisitionAutomatic
	End If

	newValue = ACADPref.AlignmentPointAcquisition
	MsgBox "The AlignmentPointAcquisition preference has been set to: " & newValue

	' Reset the preference back to its original value
	' * Note: Comment out this last section to leave the change to
	'		 this preference in effect
	ACADPref.AlignmentPointAcquisition = originalValue
	MsgBox "The AlignmentPointAcquisition preference was reset back to: " & originalValue
End Sub