Lisp: bwmfsetoption

Usage

Modifies the BetterWMF options without user interaction.

(bwmfsetoption optionname value)

Arguments

optionname
A string naming an option that can be set.

value
Depending on the option this value is a string, an integer or a floating point value.

Return values

If successful, bwmfsetoption returns value.

Example

Set the linewidth for all lines to 0.01 inch.

Command: (bwmfsetoption "linewidth" 0.01)
0.01

Special Notes

Each option corresponds to a field in the picture options dialog, the advanced options dialog or the user preferences dialog.
The following options can be set through lisp:

Option nameTypeDescription
REMOVEBACKGROUND 0 or 1 Leave the background color unmodified or remove it.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "removebackground" 1)
CROP 0 or 1 Leave the WMF picture unmodified or crop it to the extent of the entities.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "crop" 1)
LEAVEMARGIN 0 or 1 Don't add a margin around the cropped picture or add a small margin. This may prevent loss of lines on the edge of the picture.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "leavemargin" 1)
MARGIN Real Specify the margin as a percentage that is added to the size of the picture. The value must lie between 0.0 and 5.0. This setting is only used when LEAVEMARGIN=1.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "margin" 0.5)
TILEMODE 0 or 1 When AutoCAD is in TILEMODE 0 export both Paperspace AND all viewports.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "tilemode" 1)
PAPERLAST 0 or 1 Export paperspace after viewports when merging them.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "paperlast" 1)
MAKEBLACK 0 or 1 Leave the line colors unmodified or make them all black.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "makeblack" 1)
LINEOPTIONS Integer 0=Width unmodified (thin lines) (1 is not used) 2=Fixed linewidth 3=Advanced.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "lineoptions" 2)
FIXEDWIDTH Real Fixed line width in inches. This setting is only used when LINEOPTIONS=2.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "linewidth" 0.01)
FILLEDOPTIONS Integer 0=None
2=Make all black
3=Advanced
Example: (bwmfsetoption "filledoptions" 2)
ROTATION Integer Angle to rotate the picture. Valid angles are 0, 90, 180 and 270.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "rotation" 90)
WIDTHOPTIONS Integer 0=Percentage
1=Fixed width
2=Fixed height
3=Scaled WMF to drawing units
Example: (bwmfsetoption "widthoptions" 1)
PERCENTAGE Real Percentage to enlarge or shrink the picture. This setting is only used when WIDTHOPTIONS=0.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "percentage" 100.0)
PICTUREWIDTH Real Width in inches to scale the resulting picture to. This setting is only used when WIDTHOPTIONS=1.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "picturewidth" 5.00)
PICTUREHEIGHT Real Height in inches to scale the resulting picture to. This setting is only used when WIDTHOPTIONS=2.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "pictureheight" 4.00)
WMFSCALE Real Number of cm./inches to produce for the amount of drawings units specified with DrawingScale. This setting is only used when WIDTHOPTIONS=3.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "wmfscale" 10.0)
DRAWINGSCALE Real Number of drawings units to produce for the amount of cm./inches specified with WMFScale. This setting is only used when WIDTHOPTIONS=3.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "drawingscale" 4.00)
WHITEBLACK 0 or 1 If set, makes white lines black when removing the background.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "whiteblack" 1)
ISMETRIC 0 or 1 Specify units in inches or in cm and mm.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "ismetric" 0)
TOOLTIP 0 or 1 If set, shows the small ToolTip after BetterWMF has modified the picture on the clipboard.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "tooltip" 1)
STARTWITHOPTIONS 0 or 1 If set, shows the options dialog at startup of Bclipbrd.exe.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "startwithoptions" 1)
POPUPSAVEAS 0 or 1 If set, popup the SaveAs dialog after BetterWMF has modified the picture on the clipboard.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "popupsaveas" 1)
REPLACECOPYCLIP 0 or 1 If set, replace AutoCAD command COPYCLIP by BCOPYCLIP.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "replacecopyclip" 1)
ASKTILEMODE 0 or 1 If set, ask about exporting both paperspace AND all viewports when AutoCAD is in TILEMODE 0.
Example: (bwmfsetoption "asktilemode" 1)
AUTOMODIFY Integer 0=Modify clipboard WMF picture on command only
1=Autodetect, modify when AutoCAD WMF picture
2=Autodetect, modify most types of WMF pictures
3=Autodetect, modify all WMF pictures
Example: (bwmfsetoption "automodify" 1)