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AutoDac 2017 changed parameters

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graemeian View Drop Down

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    Posted: 30.Jan.2018 at 18:40
I started my AutoCad2017 recently and a few parameters have changed. Grid is now on and it is locked in some ISOxxx mode. Is there a simple way to change these and other parameters on startup? I know one can go to name.exe and add a bunch of switches. Likewise one can do this with any name.exe on most any PC. These parameters did not change that way and there should be a way to change them to my preference. I tried making changes and then re-saving it in my named preference but was not successful. Please help.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kent Cooper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30.Jan.2018 at 19:31
Read in Help about making a file called acaddoc.lsp, which [if it finds one] AutoCAD will run upon opening every drawing.  In it, for the situations you mention, you can including forcing the Grid to be off, and the Snap Style to be rectangular rather than isometric, with these lines:
(setvar 'gridmode 0)
(setvar 'snapstyl 0)
If you don't want these settings forced to be that way in every drawing, but only on Startup, look into a file called acad.lsp instead, which runs when AutoCAD is started.  Or in the APPLOAD dialog box, put a .lsp file to do it in the "Startup Suite."

Edited by Kent Cooper - 30.Jan.2018 at 19:35
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When you made your changes did you also save your workspace?
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