LayoutShowPlotSetup Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_LayoutShowPlotSetup()
	' This example reads and modifies the preference value that controls
	' the display of the Plot Setup dialog when a new layout is created.
	' When finished, this example resets the preference value back to
	' its original value.

	Dim ACADPref As AcadPreferencesDisplay
	Dim originalValue As Variant, newValue As Variant

	' Get the display preferences object
	Set ACADPref = ThisDrawing.Application.preferences.DISPLAY

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

	' Modify the LayoutShowPlotSetup preference by toggling the value
	ACADPref.LayoutShowPlotSetup = Not (originalValue)
	newValue = ACADPref.LayoutShowPlotSetup
	MsgBox "The LayoutShowPlotSetup 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.LayoutShowPlotSetup = originalValue
	MsgBox "The LayoutShowPlotSetup preference was reset back to: " & originalValue
End Sub