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Automatic warning on DWG open.

A - answer Using the freeware tool AutoExec you can preset an automatic warning diplayed in AutoCAD on Open of selected DWG drawing files. On every computer with an installed AutoExec enabler, users will get a warning message when opening such DWG file - e.g.:

Just insert a simple, automatically executed LISP macro to your DWG file (using the AutoExec utility):

(alert "Do not modify this drawing.\nPerform updates in the master copy.")(princ)

An example of such drawing - DoNotModify.dwg

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See also:
Tip 10647:How to store macros inside DWG drawings?

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