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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 11788:Invalid number or bad continuation - when creating a linetype.
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 11564:Avoid name collisions between AutoCAD font- and symbol files (SHX).
Tip 11386:Hatches in AutoCAD 2015 (and higher) do not display linetypes.
Tip 11146:Metric linetypes by ISO and complex linetypes for utilities.

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