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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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  1. 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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  2. AutoCAD 2012 - Some anomolies I have encountered.

    The ability to close a drawing by clicking on the "X" in the upper right hand corner sometimes disappears entirely and the only way to bring it back is to change workspaces. Working in a 3D...

    Started by ReMark‎, 5th Apr 2011 05:12 pm
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    28th Jul 2011 05:35 pm Go to last post
  3. Autosave Not Functioning

    I'm about to CRY! I'm at my wit's end. My computer decided to restart itself last night without me telling it to. I lost HOURS of very hard work. All this to say, I have automatic save turned ON,...

    Started by resullins‎, 14th Nov 2014 04:01 pm
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    17th Nov 2014 05:49 pm Go to last post
  4. crashes others computers after emailing dwg

    I am a contractor that does work for several different companies. When these companies send me their dwg file I have no problem opening them up to edit them, but once I complete my edits and email...

    Started by pneal231‎, 5th Jul 2012 03:23 pm
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    crash, email, file size increase, wont open
    • Replies: 46
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    19th Jul 2012 01:48 am Go to last post
  5. weird error in autocad 2009

    hi everyone i am facing some weird problem in my autocad 2009 i think because of opening some file i have started getting this error whenever i try to open autocad or any file inside autocad. ...

    Started by 3dsmaxed‎, 13th Jun 2009 08:31 am
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    13th Jul 2009 11:21 pm Go to last post
  6. Dimensions randomly changing when using "save as"

    AutoCAD LT 2015. It doesn't happen often that I have drawings that are similiar enough to have me "save as" an existing drawing to start a new one but I have 4 parts that are very similar and...

    Started by Zach571‎, 12th Oct 2015 03:01 pm
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    • Replies: 41
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    16th Oct 2015 01:34 pm Go to last post
  7. xref issue

    my co-worker is having yet another strange CAD issue, we have certain drawings that reference other drawings with nested references, the referenced file also contains the same border which is also...

    Started by DANIEL‎, 13th Jul 2011 05:42 pm
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    26th Jul 2011 05:19 pm Go to last post
  8. find/replace and REGEN

    ok, i'm sorry if this has been asked before but i couldn't find it. I recently moved from autocad 2008 to 2012. my machine intel Xeon E5-1603 @ 2.8GHz 32GB mem win 7 64bit dual V4900 AMD vid...

    Started by jsdrftng‎, 13th Jan 2015 05:15 pm
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    17th Jan 2015 01:51 pm Go to last post
  9. Slow startup of autocad 2012 and 2017

    I have i3 processor, 8GB Ram, NVIDI GT730 graphics card. I am running Autocad 2012 , 64 bit. Recently autocad started taking upto 4 minutes to start up. Feeling frustrated, I installed trial of...

    Started by rock1‎, 15th Mar 2017 08:30 am
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    28th Aug 2017 07:06 am Go to last post
  10. Warning: An error occured during save.

    Good day All, I am a little stumped. 1 of my users is getting an AutoCAD Message when saving a file. This does not happen every time, and appears to be randomish, although it is only a...

    Started by LElkins‎, 1st Feb 2008 01:57 pm
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    6th Apr 2017 10:47 am Go to last post
  11. Autocad 2013 presspull freeze

    Hello guys! I have a problem with the presspull command in autocad 2013. When i click on it the program completely freezes and needs to be restarted. Can you help me with this problem? I am working...

    Started by ckaramfilov‎, 9th Nov 2012 11:45 pm
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    10th Nov 2012 12:29 pm Go to last post
  12. Alias's or shortcuts won't work in 2012, what can I do to fix this?

    I am able to edit the pgp file but after making the changes the shortcut alias's I changed will not take effect at all, not even if I exit autocad and restart. Specifically, I want 'X' to be...

    Started by acmesriley‎, 19th Jun 2012 05:07 pm
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    20th Jun 2012 12:35 am Go to last post
  13. Auto cad suddenly stops, hangs.

    hey all, im using autocad 2010, on an intel core i3 computer, all the specs in my computer exceeds the minimum requirements for installing cad by far and i have been using it for 4 months now and i...

    Started by ThrashMetal‎, 22nd Jul 2011 02:29 am
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    26th Jul 2011 11:18 am Go to last post
  14. Question Configured Heidi driver cannot be loaded

    Why do I get this message every morning? "the configured Heidi driver cannot be loaded. Switching to default software driver." This happens every morning. My computer and autocad stays on...

    Started by MikeP‎, 10th Mar 2009 02:04 pm
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    8th Aug 2015 01:28 pm Go to last post
  15. Error installing Update 2 AutoCAD 2010 Windows 7

    Hey All, AutoCAD crashes a couple times a day when I have a drawing file open and go to open a second drawing file. When I send in the error message I am told to install Update 2 for AutoCAD. ...

    Started by erockxp‎, 2nd May 2013 05:21 pm
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    13th May 2013 08:27 pm Go to last post
  16. Angry Cursor problem in Visual Styles

    I think, the pictures say it all. When you switch to "Visual Styles" (3D Hidden, Conceptual, Realistic, et cetra), the cursor messes up your drawing. (I need to use the “subtract command” which is...

    Started by ARYT‎, 4th Sep 2009 11:04 am
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    8th Sep 2009 01:11 pm Go to last post
  17. AutoCAD freezing after selecting/ deselecting

    I'm an AutoCAD beginner. Just to let you all know, that there's not too much to expect from my side. My problem is, that if I select an object, the cursor freezes for about a second. Same thing if...

    Started by julian07‎, 3rd Feb 2010 11:22 am
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    5th May 2015 11:35 pm Go to last post
  18. Autocad LT 2010 on windows 7 32bit

    Hello, i'm here because I have a problem with autocad lt 2010 on windows 7 32 bit. The properties window (right click on an object like a MEASUREGEOM -> Properties) has blank areas. It has...

    Started by som‎, 19th Mar 2010 02:11 pm
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    • Replies: 30
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    8th Apr 2010 03:50 pm Go to last post
  19. Preview window not displaying

    Hi, Does anyone know what the command is to display the preview window when you go to open a drawing. In autocad 13 the pull down setting was removed and I cannot find the command to turn it on....

    Started by Aska723‎, 24th Aug 2012 12:09 pm
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    27th Aug 2012 04:25 am Go to last post
  20. Area of rectangle wrong in properties.

    a=10559.00000000 b=06000.00000000 axb=63354000.00000000 as far as i can count... in autocad 2014 PRECISION set to 0.00000000 AREA reads 6.33540000E+07 IN PROPERTIES AREA IS WRONG:...

    Started by ibach‎, 6th Jun 2013 10:03 pm
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    14th Jun 2013 03:20 pm Go to last post
  21. Autocad 2018 crashes on visual style : realistic

    Good day all your clever people. I have installed autocad 2018 and experience a problem that , in 3d modeling, it crashes the moment i try to switch from any view to REALISTIC view. All other 3d...

    Started by jamos‎, 18th Apr 2017 05:09 pm
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    22nd Apr 2017 10:17 pm Go to last post
  22. Section plane not working well

    Hi All, I have a big issue with section plane in AutoCAD Architecture 2014. Im trying to use boundary section plane on a steel construction. Everything is working well untill I press ctrl+s to...

    Started by bartk1‎, 26th Jun 2013 12:50 pm
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    27th Jun 2013 12:14 pm Go to last post
  23. Question uncommon "earthquake" effect upon orbiting

    Every now and then I'll have a drawing that will be doing just fine, then all of a sudden it develops a condition wherein the geometry jerks and shakes during 3D orbiting and zooming. The last time...

    Started by Marvin7‎, 20th Aug 2013 09:56 pm
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    24th Aug 2013 01:00 am Go to last post
  24. How to remove trace path effect of cursor in Autocad 2015

    In Autocad 2015 when I move cursor around, a path tracing cursor remains in the monitor which is annoying. Is there anyway to turn off this capability?

    Started by khoshravan‎, 16th Jul 2015 06:34 pm
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    20th Jul 2015 03:18 am Go to last post
  25. Can Not Save File - Drawing Open in Another Session

    I'm going to try and do this as succinctly as possible. 1. New guy at company installs AC 2017. 2. New guy (NG) can't save any files. He has problems both with files he creates and files he...

    Started by resullins‎, 16th Jun 2016 06:18 pm
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    18th Jun 2016 09:49 am Go to last post

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