PlotPolicy Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_PlotPolicy()
	' This example reads and modifies the PlotPolicy
	' preference value.
	' When finished, this example resets the preference value back to
	' its original value.

	Dim ACADPref As AcadPreferencesOutput
	Dim originalValue As Integer

	' Get the user preferences object

	Set ACADPref = ThisDrawing.Application.preferences.Output

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

	' Modify the PlotPolicy preference by toggling the value
	ACADPref.PlotPolicy = acPolicyNamed
	MsgBox "The PlotPolicy preference has been set to: " & ACADPref.PlotPolicy

	' Reset the preference back to its original value
	ACADPref.PlotPolicy = originalValue
	MsgBox "The PlotPolicy preference was reset back to: " & originalValue
End Sub