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How to open the folder with your current DWG drawing?

A - answer If you want to quickly open the disk folder containing your current AutoCAD drawing, right-click on its tab and choose "Open File Location" from the context menu. The folder will open in Windows Explorer.

NB: This option is inactive (grayed) for not-yet-saved drawings.

In older AutoCAD versions, or if you have drawing tabs hidden, you can add the following LISP macro to your ribbon for a similar functionality:

(command "_START" (getvar "DWGPREFIX"))
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See also:
Tip 13849:How to install a custom font in AutoCAD Web?
Tip 13177:How to list Civil subassemblies used in the DWG file?
Tip 13056:How to copy DWG Properties from one drawing to another?
Tip 11502:How to detect DWG files created as an export from Autodesk Revit?
Tip 9913:How to detect DWG files created in the drawing module in Autodesk Fusion 360?

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