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Report a bug, display your error messages, describe a quirk you have discovered or tell us how to crash AutoCAD.

  1. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: "Thank you" from Autodesk

    Thank you Autodesk are nothing if not polite. The AutoCAD error reporting system is a good idea and at least makes you feel that they are interested in your problem: "We actively analyze..."...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 4th Feb 2009 08:35 am
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    21st Nov 2012 06:03 pm Go to last post
  1. AutoCAD Freezes Up Then Hatch Gets Confused

    A couple of days ago I was plotting several pages from the Model screen and got ahead of myself and AutoCAD 13 froze up. I had to shut it down (well actually it shut itself down). After I opened it...

    Started by MikeMc52‎, Today 05:48 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 61
    Today 08:17 pm Go to last post
  2. MultiLeader Arrowhead Stretches

    I'm using a multileader with the predefined block (circle) in ACAD2014 (no verticals). When I point the leader to an object (or to nothing) the length of the arrow head stretches as the length of...

    Started by dtkell‎, 15th Apr 2014 07:49 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    15th Apr 2014 07:49 pm Go to last post
  3. AutoCAD 2007 crashes when I try to convert to PDF

    Hello! I am new here and here's my first question: After not using AutoCAD for 4-5 months, I don't know what happened, but now when I tried to convert my DWG to PDF (that I've done successfully a...

    Started by Danarchi‎, 12th Apr 2014 11:51 am
    autocad 2007, convert, crash, dwg., pdf
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 164
    15th Apr 2014 01:29 pm Go to last post
  4. Function keys repeating last function when pressed! ACAD2014

    For some odd reason :shock: when we use our functions keys it always repeats the previous function. If we are drawing a line and want to toggle ORTHO then change ISOPLANE, after we press F8 for...

    Started by tmelancon‎, 11th Jul 2013 02:34 pm
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    • Replies: 56
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    14th Apr 2014 09:18 pm Go to last post
  5. AutoCAD 2012 crashes

    some persons sent me CAD files , when i tried to open them , at once AutoCAD crashed and an error message appeared ... Autocad 2012 is there a way to check if the CAD file contains virus or not...

    Started by Salama‎, 13th Apr 2014 07:30 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 111
    13th Apr 2014 08:28 pm Go to last post
  6. Automatic regen to drawing origin (0,0) quirk

    Having recently upgraded to ACAD 2014 when closing block editor or completing a hatch command the drawing automatically regenerates but zooms in to the origin point of the drawing (i.e. coordinate...

    Started by Holford‎, 11th Apr 2014 10:49 am
    autoregen, origin-point, regen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 114
    11th Apr 2014 11:55 am Go to last post
  7. Text does not print in paper space viewport

    Layer properties were copied to a printable layer, all layers on/thawed in model and paper space. Audit fixed nothing, claims no errors. Regenall still fails to show text in paper space. Restart...

    Started by jrharv‎, 7th Apr 2014 09:00 pm
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 209
    8th Apr 2014 07:38 pm Go to last post
  8. New i7 machine won't work with our template file.

    Our department was working with HP Workstation Z210 i3's and HP Elite 8300 i5's until a new guy started and IT sourced him a HP Elite 800 with an i7 processor. We have been using the same template...

    Started by Glen1980‎, 3rd Apr 2014 10:08 am
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    • Replies: 15
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    4th Apr 2014 03:26 am Go to last post
  9. Lines Offsetting with Zoom

    So my situation is, I drew a right-angle triangle at an angle of 0.5 degrees, made up of a straight horizontal line, a very short vertical line and the hypotenuse at a very small slope. Then I drew a...

    Started by LordHarrison‎, 20th Mar 2014 09:45 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 226
    21st Mar 2014 04:26 pm Go to last post
  10. AutoCAD Crashing Explorer

    HI all, While using AutoCAD, I am noticing that Windows Explorer is closing and relaunching in the background. All I see is the taskbar disappear and reappear. I don't see any error messages. ...

    Started by muzicman82‎, 17th Mar 2014 04:13 pm
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    18th Mar 2014 06:40 pm Go to last post
  11. Question Crosshairs Freezing Up in Viewpor

    I have a colleague at work that often comes to me with his daily computer problems. His current problem is that when he is in paperspace and working within a viewport, his crosshairs will freeze up...

    Started by jland504‎, 18th Mar 2014 05:31 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    18th Mar 2014 05:44 pm Go to last post
  12. Error: bad argument value: string position out of range 72

    Hello, I am currently trying to get a Lisp routine working that updates my title block for me. I have been using the one from Lee Mac (http://www.lee-mac.com/updatetitleblock.html) and it works...

    Started by Oliver_cook1‎, 13th Mar 2014 11:15 am
    • Replies: 0
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    13th Mar 2014 11:15 am Go to last post
  13. Ribbon is gone, and a couple other quirks.

    Good morning! I got a new cpu from corporate IT a two months ago, (Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 @ 3.3 ghs 64 bit os), with CAD 2014 loaded on it. Two weeks into it, I got to work one morning and my ribbon...

    Started by JBS‎, 10th Mar 2014 05:12 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 195
    12th Mar 2014 11:40 am Go to last post
  14. Autocad 2013 crashes the moment you enter a command

    Hello everyone I am having a hard time here using autocad. How can i tutor my self if the program crashes right before you enter a command by space or type a command then enter. Please help me....

    Started by rhettm‎, 9th Mar 2014 11:00 am
    • Replies: 2
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    9th Mar 2014 11:57 am Go to last post
  15. Angry 2014 MEP crashes every 5 minutes

    i just had 2014 MEP Building Design Premium installed on laptop because of requirements for new project. it does not work near as good as 2012. if i turn a 90 while drawing conduit it crashes. if...

    Started by bmckeever‎, 3rd Mar 2014 09:04 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Mar 2014 10:13 pm Go to last post
  16. Question AutoCAD 2014 Layer Control Drop Down

    Ok folks. Until about 9 months ago I had been using AutoCAD. I consider myself pretty versed on the ins and outs. I am by no means an expert but I can hold my own. I came across an interesting...

    Started by AVITWeb‎, 18th Feb 2014 11:00 pm
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    21st Feb 2014 11:51 am Go to last post
  17. Unable to Save drawing in Auto CAD 2013

    I keep receiving this message when I am trying to close my drawing. Does anyone know a work around or a fix to this?

    Started by fidget081906‎, 17th Feb 2014 10:38 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    18th Feb 2014 04:35 pm Go to last post
  18. autocad scaling probem

    Dear AutoCAD gurus, I am having a serious problem with scaling in my current project. I am using AutoCAD 2014 Civil 3D. All of my viewports are set to 1"=40', but when I print them out, they are...

    Started by sss8885‎, 18th Feb 2014 02:51 pm
    autocad, scaling problems, viewport discrepency
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 261
    18th Feb 2014 03:37 pm Go to last post
  19. dwg to pdf casuing crash

    I have some drawings that I am trying to publish to pdfs. The drawings contain aerials from google earth. I can send them to an actual printer just fine but it crashes Civil 3D 2012 when I...

    Started by Kratos‎, 10th Feb 2014 10:45 pm
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    • Replies: 14
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    14th Feb 2014 06:00 pm Go to last post
  20. Unable to load profile

    I run Autocad 2013 64 bit. Lately I have been getting the following error... "Unable to load profile file. Some profile information saved in last session may not be restored." I tried using...

    Started by jalba‎, 10th Feb 2014 03:44 pm
    unable to load profile
    • Replies: 1
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    12th Feb 2014 09:12 pm Go to last post
  21. Failed Attempts to Install Student AutoCad 14'

    I have been attempting to download the student version of AutoCad 14', with no avail for the past few days. I keep getting the message "allied product is no found". When it is complete is will say...

    Started by itslukedavis‎, 5th Feb 2014 12:25 am
    allied, installation error
    • Replies: 4
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    8th Feb 2014 05:55 pm Go to last post
  22. Burst Command is NOT working. Please help.

    I am having a problem. When I try to burst a block with attributes that I have made, it gives me this: bad argument type: VLA-object collection: #<VLA-OBJECT 000000005a3818d8> I did run the vlide...

    Started by JeremyA1976‎, 7th Feb 2014 04:17 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    7th Feb 2014 04:17 pm Go to last post
  23. AUTOCAD 2013 Undo/Regen Commands

    Anyone else having trouble with the Undo and Regen Commands? I work a lot with shading and it seems when I regen to show the shade in the back of an object, it shows it as being in the front. Hard to...

    Started by MikeR‎, 6th Feb 2014 04:45 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    6th Feb 2014 04:45 pm Go to last post
  24. AutoCAD Problem opening an existing drawing ACAD 2014? Help?

    We are working with the new AutoCAD 2014 and have been for some time now. We have just started running into this problem; When we try to open up certain existing drawings instead of opening the...

    Started by tmelancon‎, 4th Feb 2014 08:19 pm
    open, recover
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 280
    4th Feb 2014 08:57 pm Go to last post
  25. Blank dialogboxes - until you move the mouse

    Hi all, I have had a problem with my AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 for a while now - but I don't think it's a specific Civil-problem. When I start a command that opens a dialog box (like Create...

    Started by Tiger‎, 4th Feb 2014 10:04 am
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 284
    4th Feb 2014 01:12 pm Go to last post

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