PlotType Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_PlotType()
	' This example reads and modifies the PlotType
	' Layout value.
	' When finished, this example resets the  value back to
	' its original value.

	Dim ACADLayout As ACADLayout
	Dim originalValue As Integer

	' Get the layout object
	Set ACADLayout = ThisDrawing.ActiveLayout

	' Read and display the original value
	originalValue = ACADLayout.PlotType
	MsgBox "The PlotType value is set to: " & originalValue

	' Modify the PlotType preference by toggling the value
	ACADLayout.PlotType = acExtents
	MsgBox "The PlotType preference has been set to: " & ACADLayout.PlotType

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