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    I have created a template that saves the standard layers and the Dimension styles and Viewport that I use.

    On my practice exercises, I use a lot of POINTS as markers, and select the Menu Bar /Format/Point Styles to select an appropriate Point style.

    Can anyone please tell me how to save this Point formatting, so I don't have to re-do it every time for a new drawing?

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    Sorry, stupid question. I just opened my custom template, did the Point format, and saved the template, overwriting the original. Not thinking well after a couple of hours in a dentists chair today

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    Thank you for sharing your solution. That will help anyone else who has a similar issue.
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    PDMODE I think is what your after

    Code:
    (defun c:PTY ()
    (setvar 'pdmode 35) ; turn on ptype
    (setvar 'pdsize 0.2)
    )
    (defun c:PTYY () ; turn off ptype
    (setvar 'pdmode 0)
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    You can create ACADDOC.lsp and it will set any System Variables as you want them on opening a drawing.

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    Example:

    Code:
    (SETVAR "PDMODE" 35)
    (SETVAR "PDSIZE" 5)
    (SETVAR "PELLIPSE" 1)
    (SETVAR "PICKADD" 2)
    (SETVAR "PICKAUTO" 1)
    (SETVAR "PICKDRAG" 1)
    (SETVAR "PICKFIRST" 1)
    It can also load any LISP routine.

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