Ryan Wunderlich

Sr. Technical Support Specialist<br><br>An AutoCAD Certified Professional, Ryan is responsible for taking client cases and assisting with issues with the software - everything from regular glitches to software deployments and whatever else goes wrong. He's proficient in AutoCAD (including customization), VBA, LISP, and Civil 3D.

  • Vehicle Tracking not switching to Named User from Network License

    Vehicle Tracking not switching to Named User from Network License

    You have switched your Vehicle Tracking to Named user and are still getting a FlexNet License Finder box

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  • Hatch patterns break apart when changing scale or altering the hatch

    Hatch patterns break apart when changing scale or altering the hatch

    After placing a hatch or when editing an existing hatch to change any parameters, the hatch blows up and is no longer displaying correctly

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  • OLE Edit from Excel referencing DWG TrueView and cannot be changed to AutoCAD

    OLE Edit from Excel referencing DWG TrueView and cannot be changed to AutoCAD

    After installing DWG True View when trying to open an OLE object in Excel you only have the choice of DWGTrueView

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  • AutoCAD 2022 Count Performance with large numbers of blocks

    AutoCAD 2022 Count Performance with large numbers of blocks

    This is due to AutoCAD trying to process significantly large numbers of blocks when using the COUNT command.

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  • Floating Windows in AutoCAD-based products not scaling when moved to a different screen

    Floating Windows in AutoCAD-based products not scaling when moved to a different screen

    This is currently by design, as the scaling from the dragged window is using the current scaling of the screen AutoCAD is running on

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  • Some Hatches Missing in a Drawing

    Some Hatches Missing in a Drawing

    AutoCAD has a mechanism built in to prevent slowdowns by not displaying all the lines in Hatches. Here's what to do.

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  • How to get Revit Lineweights into AutoCAD

    How to get Revit Lineweights into AutoCAD

    How to get Revit Lineweights into AutoCAD, so your AutoCAD drawing plot the same as the Revit Model.

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  • AutoCAD VBA is not currently installed error

    AutoCAD VBA is not currently installed error

    This can be caused by a few factors, but if you've followed the guidance in the Autodesk KB and still cannot get it to run, then the issue may not be the installer.

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  • AutoCAD Tips and Tricks - Layer 0, Off/freeze/locked layers, and Units58:12

    AutoCAD Tips and Tricks - Layer 0, Off/freeze/locked layers, and Units

    Ryan covers: What’s so Special about Layer 0 and Defpoints, What’s the difference between turning a layer off, freezing a layer and locking a layer, and Units vs -DWGUNITS vs INSUNITS.

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  • How to get Views to plot in Black and White in Viewports

    How to get Views to plot in Black and White in Viewports

    This comes back to how Hidden Visual Styles use Raster and not Vector plotting.

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  • How to Adjust Visual Styles for plotting (when using Hidden View Style)

    How to Adjust Visual Styles for plotting (when using Hidden View Style)

    When Plotting a Viewport, that has a Visual Style of Hidden Applied, the end result looks chunky and some items may be missing and in some cases phantom lines appear (that should be hidden).

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  • Installing AutoCAD 202111:30

    Installing AutoCAD 2021

    Get step-by-step instructions from Ryan Wunderlich on how to install AutoCAD and AutoCAD-based products version 2020 or 2021.

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  • Publish in background throwing error about not finding the plot style and PDF's created are in color

    Publish in background throwing error about not finding the plot style and PDF's created are in color

    This generally occurs when you have multiple versions of AutoCAD based programs (and AutoCAD) installed as well.

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  • AutoCAD XRef's Tips & Tricks with Ryan Wunderlich57:06

    AutoCAD XRef's Tips & Tricks with Ryan Wunderlich

    Learn about XREF Pathing (Absolute, relative, and none) and what it means to you, XREF Variables and their usage, common issues, and best practices using XREFs in AutoCAD.

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  • Layer Isolate Locking layers instead of turning off

    Layer Isolate Locking layers instead of turning off

    Many users are sometimes confused about the layer isolate (LAYISO) command. Here's what you need to know.

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  • Best Practices to Clean Drawings that Come From Outside Your Organization

    Best Practices to Clean Drawings that Come From Outside Your Organization

    If you routinely get AutoCAD or Civil 3D drawings from outside your organization, here's some tips on how to keep them neat and tidy.

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  • How to correctly update AutoCAD based Vertical Programs

    How to correctly update AutoCAD based Vertical Programs

    When installing/applying updates to your Autodesk software, always start and install all AutoCAD Updates before selecting any of the program specific ones.

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  • Where to find the update levels of installed Autodesk Software

    Where to find the update levels of installed Autodesk Software

    To help determine your installed updates, we have to look in the registry.

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  • How to quickly rebuild a DWG file to a newer version of Software

    How to quickly rebuild a DWG file to a newer version of Software

    There are situations or scenarios where simply saving an older version of AutoCAD DWG to the newer version results in slow behavior or other problems.

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  • Migrate Workspace forward from older Civil 3D to Newer Version

    Migrate Workspace forward from older Civil 3D to Newer Version

    See how you can migration your Civil 3D workspace from an older to a newer version. This example shows moving from 2019 to 2021 but the steps work for other versions.

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