CustomDictionary Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_CustomDictionary()
	' This example returns the current setting of
	' CustomDictionary. It then changes the value, and finally
	' it resets the value back to the original setting.

	Dim preferences As AcadPreferences
	Dim currCustomDictionary As String
	Dim newCustomDictionary As String

	Set preferences = ThisDrawing.Application.preferences

	' Retrieve the current CustomDictionary value
	currCustomDictionary = preferences.Files.CustomDictionary
	MsgBox "The current value for CustomDictionary is " & currCustomDictionary, vbInformation, "CustomDictionary Example"

	' Change the value for CustomDictionary
	newCustomDictionary = "TestCustomDictionary.cus"
	preferences.Files.CustomDictionary = newCustomDictionary
	MsgBox "The new value for CustomDictionary is " & newCustomDictionary, vbInformation, "CustomDictionary Example"

	' Reset CustomDictionary to its original value
	preferences.Files.CustomDictionary = currCustomDictionary
	MsgBox "The CustomDictionary value is reset to " & currCustomDictionary, vbInformation, "CustomDictionary Example"
End Sub