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My cursor crosshair displays rotated. Why?

A - answer Crosshair displayed under an angle in the current view may be caused by several settings and situations. Possible reasons for rotated CAD cursor:

  1. The SNAPANG variable settings (cursor angle), enter 0
  2. The SNAPSTYL variable settings (isometric settigns), choose 0
  3. Rotated user coordinate system (UCS), return to the world UCS using UCS Enter Enter
  4. 3D display - oblique 3D view, return to the plan view using the PLAN command
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10.3.2009    51618×  

See also:
Tip 11936:Why does AutoCAD display an oblique (skewed) plan view and a red-green crosshair?
Tip 11623:Measuring suddenly doesn't work in AutoCAD or DWG TrueView.
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