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This is a weird one. My command line will stop taking keyboard input for no reason I can see. The cursor moves when I type, but the characters don't display, and pressing Enter doesn't run the command. The only fix I've found is to restart AutoCAD.


The mouse still works, so I can save my work and shut down the app. The app hasn't frozen, it's just the keyboard input that's stopped.


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Sure it didn't lock up?

Can you run commands by clicking on the Ribbon, Menu, or Toolbars?


Happens to me once a week due to a crappy graphics card.


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Windows 10 OS?


Seem to be an issue at one time, usually update (or rollback) device drivers. But here is a list I found...



Fix Keyboard Not Typing in Windows 10 Issue

Method 1: Turn off Filter Keys

Method 2: Run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter

Method 3: Uninstall Keyboard drivers

Method 4: Update Keyboard Drivers

Method 5: Uninstall Sypnatic Software

Method 6: Run DSIM Tool

Method 7: Use Standard PS/2 Keyboard Drivers

Method 8: Update BIOS

Method 9: Perform a Clean Boot

Method 10: Repair Install Windows 10



I have my commandline turned off (CTRL+9) and use F2 if I need to see a history, etc.

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