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70 newest tips
from year 1999

CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   
   
Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

How to link block attributes with an Excel sheet?

A - answer see answer   Tip 820
ACAD2000LT2000
0% *  CAD 
11.12.1999   FAQ  
Q - question

Holes are displayed very roughly.

A - answer see answer   Tip 810
MDT4
0% *  CAD 
11.12.1999  
Q - question

How to convert local characters from AutoCAD R12 or LT R2 to AutoCAD 2000 or higher?

A - answer see answer   Tip 783
ACAD2000ACAD2002...
0% Win  CAD 
11.12.1999  
Q - question

Command: MOVE, Error: internal error: !scandr.cpp@1117:eHadMultipleReaders

A - answer see answer   Tip 156
MDT4PP
0% NT  CAD 
11.12.1999  
Q - question

What applications can create DWF files?

A - answer see answer   Tip 117
ACADLTADTInvent...
0% Win  CAD 
11.12.1999   FAQ  
Q - question

How to draw barcode in AutoCAD drawings?

A - answer see answer   Tip 31
ACADLTADTMapMD...
0% *  CAD 
1.12.1999   FAQ  
Q - question

Command: Power Edit (Dim), error: gen_getpoint@420 gen_ssget@700(gen, genbase) gen_ssget failed!;error;ADS request error.

A - answer see answer   Tip 823
MDT4PP
0% NT  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to batch plot to MAX view?

A - answer see answer   Tip 822
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Externalized part comes as invisible to an assembly.

A - answer see answer   Tip 821
MDT2
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to make use of the middle button of 3-button mouse?

A - answer see answer   Tip 819
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to use Find command in script file, without dialog box?

A - answer see answer   Tip 818
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

After changing TCP/IP mask AdLM stopped to provide licenses.

A - answer see answer   Tip 817
ACAD14MDT2
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Which Novell client version to use for net AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 816
ACAD2000 net
0% Novell  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Randomly loosing cursor in Shade mode (using 3DLabs graphic card).

A - answer see answer   Tip 815
MDT4
0% NT  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Where does MDT store setting of toolbars?

A - answer see answer   Tip 812
MDT2
0% NT  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Context menu does not appear on middle button.

A - answer see answer   Tip 811
ACAD2000
0% Win  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

File ge_load.arx is loading slowly.

A - answer see answer   Tip 809
MDT4
0% Win95/98/NT  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

AutoCAD icon starts Mechanical Desktop.

A - answer see answer   Tip 808
MDT
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Lost authorization during start.

A - answer see answer   Tip 807
MDT2
0% Win95/98/NT  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to import DXF from an unknown source?

A - answer see answer   Tip 806
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to save DWG to an earlier version of MDT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 805
MDT4
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

One of the Views is missing.

A - answer see answer   Tip 804
ACADLTMDT
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

AutoCAD crashes randomly, drawing files come from Microstation.

A - answer see answer   Tip 803
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Hatch of one wall covers the hatch of the second wall.

A - answer see answer   Tip 802
ADT2
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Cannot find license.

A - answer see answer   Tip 801
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to hide the boundary of Raster picture?

A - answer see answer   Tip 800
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Malfunction of the right mouse button.

A - answer see answer   Tip 799
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Toolbars have backround color other than in other applications.

A - answer see answer   Tip 798
MDT4
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to insert blocks without using dialog box?

A - answer see answer   Tip 797
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Cannot load XREF layers which have more than 31 characters.

A - answer see answer   Tip 796
MDT3
0% NT  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

If Viewport is set to 3Dwire in a layout, all entities are covered by it.

A - answer see answer   Tip 795
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Using an obsolete model of Genius, Wacom or Oce digitizer (tablet).

A - answer see answer   Tip 794
ACAD2000
0% W98  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

AutoCAD corrupts your installation of WinonCD program.

A - answer see answer   Tip 793
ACAD14
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Cannot run unicode version of atl.dll message after installation.

A - answer see answer   Tip 792
ACAD2000
0% W98  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Trial version cannot be run anymore.

A - answer see answer   Tip 791
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to suppress the tesselation mesh and print only a silhouette of 3D solids?

A - answer see answer   Tip 790
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999   FAQ  
Q - question

Cannot find HW lock or net license.

A - answer see answer   Tip 789
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Cannot find MDT network license.

A - answer see answer   Tip 788
MDT4PP net
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Error: Cannot find Shell program in Mtext command.

A - answer see answer   Tip 787
ACAD2000ACADLTA...
0% Win95,Win  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Missing View or some lines in View or Section on paper after print.

A - answer see answer   Tip 786
ACADMDT3
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Is it possible to import DXF to MDT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 785
MDT
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Is it possible to install net version on Novell Netware 5?

A - answer see answer   Tip 784
ADT2
0% Novell5  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

Slow plot on Oce G9535S via Intel PrintStation

A - answer see answer   Tip 782
ACAD2000
0% NT, Novell  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to install two language versions of MDT on a single PC?

A - answer see answer   Tip 781
MDT4
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

How to open a corrupted DWG?

A - answer see answer   Tip 780
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

After saving DWG AutoCAD does not change Date and Time of the saved file.

A - answer see answer   Tip 779
ACAD2000LT2000
0% Win95 SR2  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

AutoCAD shows message: MS Visual C++ ACAD.EXE abnormal program termination

A - answer see answer   Tip 778
ACAD2000
0% Win98  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

MDT can be run only on ADMIN profile, not on the USER.

A - answer see answer   Tip 777
MDT4
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

MDT (net installation) can not find a license.

A - answer see answer   Tip 776
MDT4
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
Q - question

DXF in R12 format saved from AutoCAD 2000 does not explode MTEXT to TEXT (while R14 has done so).

A - answer see answer   Tip 775
ACAD2000
0% NT4  CAD 
11.11.1999  
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