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Warning: an error occurred during save

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01-31-2011 07:31 AM

I am using AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 and everytime I export a model to AutoCAD format I get the message:

"Warning and error occurred during save. We recommend that you run RECOVER on the drawing"


Although it usually finds one fault during Audit or Recover and fixes that, the message still persists in appearing every time I use the export function.


Does anyone have any clue as to why this happens and how I can sort it out?



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Re: Warning: an error occurred during save

01-31-2011 08:02 AM in reply to: ClaireSpong

Hi ClaireSpong,


I have seen that message many times before. In almost all occasions it was due to the drawing corruption (as the message suggested). The best way to make it go away is (if RECOVER, AUDIT, PURGE) is to use WBLOCK command to export the linework and import it into a new drawing template. 

Almas Suljevic
Product Support Specialist
Autodesk Global Subscription and Support
Autodesk, Inc.

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Registered: ‎09-30-2008
Message 3 of 5 (3,158 Views)

Re: Warning: an error occurred during save

01-31-2011 08:22 AM in reply to: ClaireSpong

check - all layers thawed

all layers unlocked

all data (points, surfaces etc) unlocked

cannot export with data shortcuts

cannot export with a civil drawing xref



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Registered: ‎01-09-2009
Message 4 of 5 (2,522 Views)

Re: Warning: an error occurred during save

01-10-2012 04:37 PM in reply to: ClaireSpong

I have tried to wblock all info to a new drawing, save as, purge and audit and still lose alignment chainages, curve labels and tables, etc.  Would really like a solution to this....

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Message 5 of 5 (1,126 Views)

Re: Warning: an error occurred during save

07-18-2013 06:05 AM in reply to: ClaireSpong

I would like to know also.

A more descriptive error message would help Autodesk ;-|

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