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Forum: AutoCAD Bugs, Error Messages & Quirks

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 2012 AutoSnap issue!

    autosnap marker comes on even when is turned off, but one slight difference is that the "marker" that shows up is a thinner marker. first photo shows the normal autosnap in use, second photo shows...

    Started by Renlio‎, Yesterday 03:32 pm
    • Replies: 5
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  2. 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
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    Yesterday 07:52 pm Go to last post
  3. Unhappy Get eInvalidInput Error When ExportLayout from One Drawing

    I have a drawing that is consistently giving me an "eInvalidInput" error when I try to use EXPORTLAYOUT from its layout tab, like this: Unhandled exception has occurred in a component in your...

    Started by Jay Chan‎, Yesterday 01:54 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    Yesterday 01:54 pm Go to last post
  4. Drawing 'lags' after using block editor

    Had this problem for a while now, however, I have managed to solve it so thought I would share it. Not sure if it is a common issue and I currently use AutoCAD 2012. As the thread title suggests,...

    Started by SAFeSTeR‎, 22nd Apr 2014 12:01 pm
    block editor, choppy, lag, lagging, laggy
    • Replies: 1
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    22nd Apr 2014 05:39 pm Go to last post
  5. 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, 17th Apr 2014 05:48 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 155
    18th Apr 2014 05:34 pm Go to last post
  6. 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
  7. 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: 195
    15th Apr 2014 01:29 pm Go to last post
  8. 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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  9. 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: 127
    13th Apr 2014 08:28 pm Go to last post
  10. 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
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    11th Apr 2014 11:55 am Go to last post
  11. 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
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    8th Apr 2014 07:38 pm Go to last post
  12. 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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    4th Apr 2014 03:26 am Go to last post
  13. 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
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    21st Mar 2014 04:26 pm Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
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  17. 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
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    12th Mar 2014 11:40 am Go to last post
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
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    18th Feb 2014 03:37 pm Go to last post
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
    • Views: 246
    7th Feb 2014 04:17 pm Go to last post

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