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"Bad definition" error while loading linetypes from a .LIN file.

A - answer AutoCAD reports error: Bad definition of XXX at line NNN of file YYY.LIN

This problem may be caused by wrong syntax in the user linetype definition file (LIN) or by an inaccessible or faulty shape file (SHX) referenced by a complex linetype definition.

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See also:
Tip 11146:Metric linetypes by ISO and complex linetypes for utilities.
Tip 10855:Dynamic linetype scaling by mouse dragging.
Tip 10028:My linetype does not reverse. Why?
Tip 9739:Size of a saved DWG file grows unexpectedly.
Tip 9265:RENAME on steroids - complex renaming of AutoCAD objects.

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