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Invalid number or bad continuation - when creating a linetype.

A - answer This error message means that your .LIN file with linetype definitions is not in the proper format (e.g. a non-ASCII Unicode file, a Word file, the first line of a definition does not start with "*LinetypeName", etc.), or you are trying to create a complex linetype directly through the -LINETYPE command.

Always use a plain text editor (Notepad, TextEdit) to create your custom .LIN files.

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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 10855:Dynamic linetype scaling by mouse dragging.
Tip 5873:"Bad definition" error while loading linetypes from a .LIN file.
Tip 1949:How to make universal/global macros - for any language version of AutoCAD?

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