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How to redirect AutoCAD BAK files to another folder?

A - answer You can redirect the created backup files (.BAK) of DWG drawings to another specified foleder (a BAK directory) with the Express Tools command MOVEBAK.

If you have Express Tools installed, you can also just set the environment variable "AcetMovebak":

(setenv "AcetMovebak" "C:\\MyBackups\\")
Saving of BAK files during drawing Save is controlled (yes/no) with the ISAVEBAK variable.
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9.4.2011    7753x  
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See also:
Tip 8937:Using 3D models from 3ds Max for Direct3D applications in Windows 8.
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Tip 8102:Infinite library of rendering textures - Substance.
Tip 4345:What is the difference between .BAK, .SV$ and .AC$ backup files?

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