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Jeff_M
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Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

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07-22-2012 09:41 AM

Attached is a zip file with a standalone program to aid in cleaning up the Recent Documents list for all flavors of AutoCAD, 2009-2013.

 

It's pretty self explanatory, just be sure to run it with no sessions of AutoCAD, or vertical products, running. It should refuse to run if it sees any Acad.exe application in the running tasks list. Once the dialog opens it will show you all of the Autocad related products you have installed, select one and it will fill in the first list of recent documents. Then select a profile for that product and the second list will populate with the SSM related recent documents saved for that profile. You can then select any item from either list, if the same DST filename exists in both lists it will automatically select them both. Use the standard selection methods to select more than one (shift-click, control-click, window).

Be sure to Unblock, if needed, the zip file before extracting the exe file. (Check the file properties)

 

If you find it useful, or if you have any problems with this, please let me know at jeffm AT quuxsoft DOT com

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rkmcswain
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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

07-23-2012 05:25 AM in reply to: Jeff_M

Works as advertised. Thanks for sharing.

Now that it's clean, I'll can keep an eye on how it adds and tracks recent dwg and dst files.

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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

07-23-2012 05:39 AM in reply to: Jeff_M
Awesome, awesome, awesome! Thank you!
Lisa Pohlmeyer

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jmayo
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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

07-23-2012 07:40 AM in reply to: Jeff_M

Very nice of you Jeff. Thanks a bunch.

John Mayo, PE
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Jeff_M
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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

07-24-2012 01:18 PM in reply to: Jeff_M

I'm glad a few of you have found it useful!

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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

09-21-2012 01:55 PM in reply to: Jeff_M

Is this just a one-time cleanup tool or does it also prevent new additions to the list?

 

Thanks.


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Jeff_M
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09-21-2012 02:17 PM in reply to: troma

It does not prevent them from being added. Run it as often as you like to cleanup the list(s).

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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

09-24-2012 06:57 AM in reply to: Jeff_M

Very cool, thanks!


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tcorey
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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

09-24-2012 08:13 AM in reply to: Jeff_M

Jeff, all of us who participate here are very lucky to have you around. Thanks for sharing this and for your on-going help.

 

Tim

 

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jmayo
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Re: Remove .DST's from Recent Documents list

09-24-2012 08:23 AM in reply to: tcorey

Absolutely.

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