CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products []
Cesky English Deutsch
 Visitors: 5755 

CAD tip CAD tip # 1445:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

How to disable creation of BAK files?

A - answer AutoCAD saves a .BAK file (by default) when you save your drawing. If you work with larger files, you may want to disable this functionality (not recommended because of possible data loss on system failures).

Set the ISAVEBAK variable to 0 (saved in Registry).

100% *  CAD 
4.7.2001    24622×  
Comments   Tell a friend
applies to: AutoCAD ·

See also:
Tip 8937:Using 3D models from 3ds Max for Direct3D applications in Windows 8.
Tip 8778:How not lose edited DWG drawing even when closed without saving.
Tip 8336:3ds Max stopped working (loading biped.dlc)
Tip 8102:Infinite library of rendering textures - Substance.
Tip 7901:How to redirect AutoCAD BAK files to another folder?

Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks

How to merge several SLB slide libraries into one? « | » Where the URLLAYER layer comes from?

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   

Increase your productivity with our set of BIM add-on functions for Autodesk Revit
CADstudio Revit Tools More info

Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio (Xanadu) is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.