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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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See also:
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