PlotViewportsFirst Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

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

	Dim ACADLayout As ACADLayout
	Dim originalValue As Boolean

	' Get the layout object
	Set ACADLayout = ThisDrawing.ActiveLayout

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

	' Modify the PlotViewportsFirst preference by toggling the value
	ACADLayout.PlotViewportsFirst = Not ACADLayout.PlotViewportsFirst
	MsgBox "The PlotViewportsFirst preference has been set to: " & ACADLayout.PlotViewportsFirst

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