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How to set a variable in AutoCAD runstring (desktop icon)?

A - answer Prepare a script file (the .SCR extension) where you set the requested system variable. This file is a plain text file with a single line - e.g. to "myscript.scr" insert:

HPNAME myhatch

Save this script to the AutoCAD program or support folder.

Then add the string /b myscript.scr to the AutoCAD runstring (the desktop icon, right-click to Properties > Shortcut > Target) -- this will run your script file automatically when you start AutoCAD - e.g.:

"C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD LT 2011\acadlt.exe" /b myscript.scr

ACADLT
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23.7.2010    4827×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
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Tip 11428:Differences in typed distance/offset values in Inventor sketches.
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