One drawing we have has a weird quirk. The rubber band line for the Distance command is black. The background of our AutoCAD is also black, which makes it very hard to see. This only seems to affect the Distance command as the rubber band for the Line command is grey (though the current layer is yellow).
I have confirmed this is limited to just one drawing, no matter what machine you open it on. The AutoCAD version we are using is Civil 3D 2011.
I have checked the following: DRAGMODE (auto), HIGHLIGHT (1), restored colors to default, made sure 3D views were not on, rendering off, UCS set to world.
Next step? Repairing the AutoCAD installation is not likely to fix the problem.
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Thanks for the heads up.....
That wasn't exactly the problem though. Layer 0 was white, but it was frozen. Unfreezing it fixed it.
Why oh why is Layer 0 tied to so many arbitrary things!
Question, I'm running Autocad Mechanical 2011, the Distance "rubber-band" line doesn't show up at all, I've tried all the suggested fixes here to no avail. Is there a setting for changing the color of the rubber band? I'm running with a 'gray' (i.e. #253 color back ground) nothing I've tried affects it. Any help would be appreceated.