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  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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  1. vp borders missing

    I am misssing viewports and have no clue where to look for next. Did purge, audit, set layers on Happens to me in several AutoCAD 2017 sessions. ?

    Started by halam‎, 8th Dec 2016 11:25 pm
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  2. AutoCAD 2011 moving XREF only moves 1/2 or some of the XREF

    AutoCAD 2012. Simple nothing else. This has happened to me once before and my manager and I figured it out by accident over a year ago/work around. We don't remember why it happened so here's...

    Started by YPSDude‎, 10th Apr 2012 06:30 pm
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    move, xref
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    6th Dec 2016 07:29 pm Go to last post
  3. ActiveX controls warning

    I currently use AC 2008 along with a program called SteelLogic. The person that created this program is no longer in the business and doesnt support the program (add-on). Whenever I open Autocad...

    Started by MikeIsMad‎, 17th Nov 2016 02:41 am
    • Replies: 8
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    18th Nov 2016 02:12 pm Go to last post
  4. New to 2016 - Losing Selection Set When Switching Between .dwgs

    I’ve been doing a lot of copy/paste between drawings and have found something different that is quite annoying. When using Ctrl+Tab or the drawing tabs to switch between drawings, I lose my selection...

    Started by RobDraw‎, 10th Dec 2015 02:42 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    18th Nov 2016 12:32 pm Go to last post
  5. Idea Cannot copy and paste between drawings

    Hey guys, I'm using Autocad 2002. I am having trouble copying out of a drawing (model space) which i received from someone else, and pasting into my own. The properties on the original dwg file...

    Started by KRENG‎, 21st Nov 2006 07:37 am
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    8th Nov 2016 04:46 am Go to last post
  6. Palettes are possessed

    I like to have some palettes docked on the right side of my screen, ribbon, tool palette, properties and layer proerties manager, in that order, from top to bottom. Sometimes after saving a drawing...

    Started by mgrenier25‎, 28th Oct 2016 12:21 am
    • Replies: 4
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    28th Oct 2016 08:06 pm Go to last post
  7. Question Error in BLOCK_RECORD Table

    Hello everyone thank you for taking the time to read my post. I am currently using AutoCAD 2012. I have a particular issue in which I have no ability to resolve. I have tried a google...

    Started by Xiphos‎, 28th Oct 2016 01:32 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Oct 2016 03:47 pm Go to last post
  8. Can open .dwg in ACAD 2002 but not ACAD 2014 or 2015? Ideas?

    Hello just a little quirk we have been experiencing here at the office. We have a main Microsoft Access database we work out of. This is how we navigate Clients/Drawings and open our drawings for...

    Started by tmelancon‎, 27th Oct 2016 09:21 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    28th Oct 2016 02:36 am Go to last post
  9. F8/Ortho Quirk

    Hi Guys (and Gals), Hope I am posting this thread in the right place, (Moderators please feel free to move to correct location) I've been having some problems lately with the F8 key/toggle....

    Started by Franklyn83‎, 20th Oct 2016 06:27 pm
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    20th Oct 2016 09:02 pm Go to last post
  10. AutoCAD 2009 crashes when opening any file

    Just thought I'd put this out there in case anyone else has this problem. Our office is running AutoCAD 2009 (for the most part) and Windows 10. Everything's been fine even though 2009 is not...

    Started by WolfpactVI‎, 7th Oct 2016 04:37 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    10th Oct 2016 01:18 pm Go to last post
  11. Spell Checker Freezes on 2017

    Has anyone else noticed this? It just spuspends, like AutoCAD will crash. But then after a while I cna hit escape and get out of that function. But no matter how long I leave it, spell checker...

    Started by YZ‎, 15th Sep 2016 08:35 am
    • Replies: 7
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    10th Oct 2016 12:39 pm Go to last post
  12. Drawing quality (plot styles)

    Hi, first post. When I print using office standard plot style the quality is not good. Others in the office use the same style and get better quality print, even for .pdf print. Any ideas? ...

    Started by paperclips‎, 5th Oct 2016 01:58 pm
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  13. Audit duplicate entities

    So I've got one of my staff reporting that audit causes duplicate entities within blocks. Has anyone come across anything similar?

    Started by takeanosan‎, 29th Sep 2016 09:14 am
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  14. Unhappy single letter command has stopped working

    single letter command has stopped working.... d for delete, s - stretch c-copy - please help NOW HAVE LOST MULTIPLE SELECT

    Started by nicola steer‎, 26th Sep 2016 08:45 am
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    27th Sep 2016 01:08 pm Go to last post
  15. copy/paste assistance

    Hi, I am using autocad Lt 14. I hope you can help. I have two drawings open and trying to copy and paste from one to the other. Have tried to all the conventional methods.. highlighting the subject...

    Started by hlshp‎, 26th Sep 2016 02:13 pm
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    26th Sep 2016 04:02 pm Go to last post
  16. AutoCAD Installation Unknown Error

    Hi, I've just purcharsed a new x64 bit notebook that came with Windows 10 in it, but it won't let me install AutoCAD in any way. Everytime I download Autodesk's student version through the...

    Started by julioshalders‎, 25th Sep 2016 09:27 pm
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    26th Sep 2016 10:49 am Go to last post
  17. Polygonal viewport OSNAP 'bug'

    I've had this issue before but never really investigated it further until today. I use a lot of polygonal viewports to show twisting routes of water mains along a section of an OS map and add...

    Started by SAFeSTeR‎, 22nd Sep 2016 11:42 am
    osnap, polygonal, polygonal viewport, viewport
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    23rd Sep 2016 03:47 am Go to last post
  18. Bizarre happening on Autocad 2014

    All, Good morning. I have something very strange going on here at work using Autocad 2014 on Dell T3500 workstation. If I open multiple drawings and when I click on file tab and go back to drawing,...

    Started by notredave‎, 21st Sep 2016 03:29 pm
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    21st Sep 2016 08:35 pm Go to last post
  19. Attribute text style reverts to Standard

    I have a block with an attribute definition. The text style of the attribute is set to SA-Text. In a new drawing, with the SA-Text text style already defined, the text style of the attribute reverts...

    Started by Defpoints‎, 13th Sep 2016 04:35 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    19th Sep 2016 06:42 pm Go to last post
  20. Trying to Run R14 in Windows 7 ..... 32bit - Fatal Error

    I am trying to set up AC R14 in W7. Evidently this has been accomplished by changing a dll, inserting some other files, and changing permissions. Below is an outline that seems to work for people. ...

    Started by dswinty‎, 11th Jan 2011 12:52 am
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    15th Sep 2016 05:29 pm Go to last post
  21. HELP: CAD crashed and all text in all files corrupted

    Hello My first post here, hello! I apologise if this something that has been on the forum before, I have tried to google this, but to no avail. CAD crashed on me today and after this, it...

    Started by samanthaberzina‎, 7th Sep 2016 06:10 pm
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    7th Sep 2016 07:42 pm Go to last post
  22. crashing while plotting

    first post here. I use cad 2016 2d so when I plot, but only when I have more than one tab (in cad) open, it waits maybe a second or two, then crashed the program. Ill try and get the error code. So...

    Started by Draw n'go‎, 29th Aug 2016 01:19 pm
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    29th Aug 2016 03:03 pm Go to last post
  23. xref & publish freeze/lockup 2008

    Here's the problem in ACAD Architecture 2008: When I try to attach an xref, either by typing in _xattach or through the xref manager ACAD freezes/locksup, in task manager it says "not...

    Started by toygoose‎, 24th Aug 2016 05:23 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    25th Aug 2016 04:06 pm Go to last post
  24. 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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    25th Aug 2016 01:53 am Go to last post

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