Hello, I have posted this issue before, however it is continuing to be a problem.
The problem occurs as follows (move command as an example): I select my objects to move, then I select my Base Point to move my objects away from, then when I select my destination point the command changes the Base Point to the selected destination point and asks me again to select a destination point.
I have realized this problem occurs not only with the move command, but also the stretch command. Also, it does not matter if I am using command modifiers or not, the problem occurs regardless. Also, it does not matter how I hit enter using the command (keyboard enter button, space bar, or right mouse button) the problem occurs regardless, and occurs entirely AT RANDOM.
Following previous suggestions here is what I have attempted to resolve the problem:
- remove the AutoCAD LT 2012 from the computer entirely and re-install
- installed the latest LT 2012 Service Pack
- changed the mouse to a new, wired mouse (I was already using a wired mouse in the first place)
- change the keyboard (which I think is irrelevant since changing the mouse did not work either)
Is anyone else having this problem? Does anyone know something to fix it?
Did we ask you to go thru this exercise when uninstalling?:
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Yes, I did go through the computer and removed all applications related to AutoCAD.
No, I do not believe there were any 3rd party applications installed with the AutoCAD; the download for the software came directly from Autodesk and I was not asked to install anything other than AutoCAD LT during the install process.
Any suggestions to the source of the problem?
No, like your last thread I've never seen or read anything like what you are describing.
Other than the From modifier doing what it is supposed to do but as I've said, looks normal here.
Computers and software can do some crazy things and the source of a problem can be where you would never expect. We are going to experiment by installing this version of AutoCAD onto another computer and starting all drawings from scratch without copy/pasting anything from other drawings. If that doesn't work . . .
Is there any way that I could contact Autodesk to discuss if there is any way to conclusively prove that the problem is or is not in the software? A 1-800 number or an E-mail form? I have not yet found anything in the Autodesk website along these lines.
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I am having the same issue and it is very frustrating it seems to start when moving stuff in model space through a viewport or on paper space and then it seems to stay with that drawing after the error occurs once.
I am having the exact same problem. I did a fresh installation of AutoCAD Design Suites 2013 installed and I was not having this problem at all for months. It just started yesterday and I have since removed and reinstalled without it being fixed. The most annoying part is that it happens at random and a random amount of times. Sometimes it strings 3 or 4 new base points together.
Yep, that's the problem. I have to say it but I am glad to see that it has carried over to 2013 versions. I've reported this "bug" to Autodesk a couple months ago but no one has provided a solution. It's been explained to me that it can be a problem with the software interfacing with your hardware (processor, mouse, or both). I have used 3 different mice now and that problem still occurs at random.
Is your computer a "workstation" built by a brand (HP, Dell, etc.)? At my old company I had a custom built computer with an independent graphics card and the whole bit; NEVER had problems like this. However we were using "outdated" AutoCAD 2006. I come to my new company and start using 2012 on a "workstation" that uses the factory installed motherboard graphics and now I am having all sorts of troubles. I am about to try using AutoCAD LT 2012 on a different computer with an independent graphics card. If that doesn't resolve the issue than I'll be speaking with Autodesk again.
I am not a software programmer, but I would be surprised that Autodesk would have needed to tinker with the code for the stretch or move commands while adding new commands and other advancements to the software. The command has worked perfectly fine for more than a decade!
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