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What is the red dot icon next to AutoCAD cursor?

A - answer AutoCAD displays a red dot (ball) next to my crosshair cursor - why?

This icon (badge) indicates that a macro is being recorder with the Action recorder. You can stop recording using the ribbon Manage > Action recorder > Stop.

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26.2.2016    2412x  
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See also:
Tip 6990:The action recorder macro changes my drawing view.
Tip 6134:Be careful when naming your AutoCAD action macros.
Tip 4452:Compare AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT - what are the key differences?
Tip 4078:Rubik's cube in Inventor.
Tip 1933:How to automatically record a VBA macro in AutoCAD (like in MS Office)?

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