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  1. 10+ year user and I've never come across this before... Working in Autocad LT 17. With Polar Tracking on, I can move lines vertically very easily. I cannot move lines in the horizontal direction unless I have the curser lined up exactly at 90 degrees to the point I started from. Very difficult and time consuming to do... I do not now if this is a polar tracking problem for sure, but that is the only thing I could find that affects it. driving me crazy, hope someone knows what's going on...
  2. Hi, I've always used polar tracking instead of ortho mode where possible, but just recently I've noticed that it seems to be a bit 'off' when drawing verticle lines. I first noticed this issue a few days ago when I offset a horizontal line but the extreme right verticle line would not trim. When I zoomed right in, the lines were not touching. I made a few tests by drawing 6 verticle lines, 2 each at 1000, 2000 and 3000 units in length, using polar tracking of course. I looked at the co-ordinates of all the lines vertices and the X values did not match, indicating a diagonal line, albeit very slight. However, when I compared these X values I noticed that for every 1000 units the difference was between the vertices increased by 0.11 units, which seemed a bit uniform and something was at fault for these fluctuations. I also drew some lines with ortho mode activated and the lines were perfectly straight. Has anyone else experienced this or have any ideas as to why this may occur? Is there a 'fix' or some things I can check? Could it be a bug (although this has never happened to me until recently)? I know the difference is negligible, but at the same time it's bugging me a little bit. Thanks in advance.
  3. I have a problem with polar tracking. Previously it was possible to hover over a point, then define the tracking direction and then specifying the distance. In 2013, the polar and object snap tracking path go away / ends when typing the desired tracking distance. Then the tracking direction has to be defined afterwords, which is new to me. That means that its not possible to define multiple distances continously AFTER defining the tracking direction. It kind of ruins the work routines. Hope someone can help get it back to normal.
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