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Visual LISP

Visual LISP® technology is a tool for code creation in the AutoCAD® software application. It is a full-featured, interpretive programming language that you can use to call AutoCAD commands, system variables, and dialog boxes. Visual LISP offers a complete development environment, including

  • Reduced development time using the integrated development environment (IDE), which makes it easier and faster for users and developers alike to create, debug, and deliver AutoLISP®-based applications
  • Access to ActiveX® objects and event reactors
  • Source code protection against theft and alteration
  • Operating system file-operation functions
  • LISP function extensions for list processing