When attempting to install any AutoCAD-based software you get the following error: Error 20 at 1 -2% when installing AutoCAD based 2022 software. This is usually caused by a DirectX component failing.
You install or run Civil 3D and get this error when clicking on a tool in the tool palette (typically subassemblies): Unable to execute the tool
This problem is generally caused by an issue with an underlying set of programming or or the AutoCAD settings have become corrupted. Here's what you need to know.
This problem is generally caused by an issue with an underlying set of programming or the AutoCAD settings have become corrupted. Here's what to do.
It’s important to know what you should migrate and what you should not when setting up your AutoCAD or AutoCAD-based software.
You create Data shortcuts in Civil 3D 2020, 2021, or 2022 from a file, and after the Autosave triggers, any new data shortcuts point to the AutoSave file and are broken upon save. Here's what to do.
Each time you reboot and log into your PC or you attempt to run the Autodesk Desktop App, it crashes and opens a Crash Error Report to send to Autodesk. Here's what to do next.
This problem can manifest itself when using multiple viewports in Modelspace or can occur when your project is far away from 0,0.
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You get this error opening a Civil 3D file that was started in an older version and you’ve opened and saved in a new version or get the error when opening the file
This issue comes from how the block is created, and how Multileaders handle that block reference
This problem can sometimes be cured by removing all non-selectable or invisible data in the drawing.
This issue is almost always caused by having Dynamic North Arrows and/or Dynamic scales assigned to that viewport.
Attaching a Microstation DGN file creates a DWG in the folder. The command is DGNATTACH (so using a DGN file as an XREF).
Typically they are in a block definition or in a Civil 3D style, and locating them is proving difficult
IMAGINiT expert Ryan Wunderlich walks us through the AutoCAD toolsets we should be using when working in the Manufacturing industry.
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If you have the Civil 3D Object Enabler installed, you can type in -EXPORTTOAUTOCAD to explode the Civil 3D entities to basic AutoCAD entities (This also works in AutoCAD LT).
This problem is usually because you have items at different Z elevations, and are using Object Snaps (OSNAPS) to select start and end points with different Z Values
You have switched your Vehicle Tracking to Named user and are still getting a FlexNet License Finder box