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mvvsmurthy
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Registered: ‎07-06-2006
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Drawing Invalid

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04-04-2007 11:24 PM
I have created a two 2D drawings in AutoCAD 2006 a week ago. I am unable to open the drawings. I have tried recover but could not open the drawing. The drawing is visible in the preview plane. Can anyone suggest how to recover my drawing.
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superfly
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Registered: ‎07-26-2004
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Re: Drawing Invalid

04-05-2007 12:46 AM in reply to: mvvsmurthy
what happens when you try to open the drawings? any error messages? does it just sit there? how are you trying to open the drawings?
*Dean Saadallah
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Re: Drawing Invalid

04-05-2007 04:26 AM in reply to: mvvsmurthy
preview image is just that, an image last taken when the
file was saved. It is NOT a live image of what is inside
your file, it's a "history" nothing more.

Try INSERT command as well as other suggestions.

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Dean Saadallah
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*Alain Cote
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Re: Drawing Invalid

04-05-2007 05:11 AM in reply to: mvvsmurthy
Was one of the last things you did on that drawing hatching?? Try to do a
partial open without the hatch layer. I have seen this when associative
hatching was used with xref boundaries. Only a thought, also as Dean
suggested, insert into an other drawing, or xref into another drawing and
then bind (with insert option). If all else fails try your .bak, rename the
.bak and to a .dwg and see if that will open, if it does open you may have
lost some info but you should have most of the drawing.

ACote

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I have created a two 2D drawings in AutoCAD 2006 a week ago. I am unable to
open the drawings. I have tried recover but could not open the drawing. The
drawing is visible in the preview plane. Can anyone suggest how to recover
my drawing.
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paladinet
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎12-23-2007
Message 5 of 5 (48 Views)

Re: Drawing Invalid

12-23-2007 06:10 PM in reply to: mvvsmurthy
Try to do a partial open without the hatch layer.

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