It is referring to an installation of AutoCAD without modifications such as custom AutoLISP files. In other words OOTB, meaning Out Of The Box.
I can't figure out the meaning of "vanilla" used in some threads in this forum. Does it mean my most favorable software?
Another definition is the basic package without the add-ons for various disciplines, e.g. Architectural, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical.
breaking AutoCAD on a regular basis since 1991
It comes from the need to explain to the young person behind the ice cream counter that you don't want French Vanilla, or Extra Creamy Country Style Vanilla, or Low-Fat High Calcium Vanilla, or Vanilla Almond, or Lactose Free Vanilla.
"I just want Plain Vanilla".
Yogi Berra: "In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is."
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It used to be that if you went to the Profile for a plain install as described above - the profile would say "vanilla".
Maybe I am confused with the list of Profiles in AutoCAD Mechanical - but nobody touches my machine.
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