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I'm writing a script that automates an action that I need to repeat approximately a gazillion times  in a drawing.


One of the steps is Modify > Drafting Aids > Simplify Polys… > Maximum Deviation 1"


Can't get DoMenuTextByName to call the Simplify Polys dialog, and I'm not seeing a real way to script it.


Any advice?



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That seems like it would work.


What am I misunderstanding about DoMenuTextByName? Or is there just a limitation to that function that doesn't go that deep into the chunks?



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I don't think DoMenuTextByName actually works on anything in Chunks unless there is a specifically defined chunk.


Drafting Aids is not a defined chunk, so I don't think you can get to it.


Try creating a new menu with that command at the top level and see if you can get to it from there.

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Thanks, Pat.  What an elegant idea.  Now that you've said it, it seems blindingly obvious.  But it would never have occurred to me :-)


I managed to do 1 gazillion operations with the script I had.  Next time I'm trying that!



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