AutoCAD Architecture General Discussion

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*Mason
Message 1 of 7 (257 Views)

Wall Command Cancels

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09-10-2008 10:14 AM
For one of my users, ACA 2008 only lets him add a wall once per session.
Any subsequent execution of the WallAdd command (whether from the tool
palette, command line, or addselected) just cancels out. No error
message or anything, just:
Command: WallAdd
Start point or [STyle/Group/WIdth/Height/OFfset/Justify/Match/Arc]: *Cancel*
Command:

I did figure out, however, that this only happens when the Properties
palette is closed. If it's open, everything works fine.

Any ideas? I'd rather not install SP1 because of the problems it
creates with the palettes crashing (something to do with AcCamera.arx).
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mayhap
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎07-31-2008
Message 2 of 7 (257 Views)

Re: Wall Command Cancels

09-10-2008 02:16 PM in reply to: *Mason
if he is the only one having this issue, reinstall
*Nathan
Message 3 of 7 (257 Views)

Re: Wall Command Cancels

09-10-2008 05:48 PM in reply to: *Mason
check out the practical jokes list in cadmanager forum.
May have some clues?

wrote in message news:6028506@discussion.autodesk.com...
if he is the only one having this issue, reinstall
*Mason
Message 4 of 7 (257 Views)

Re: Wall Command Cancels

09-11-2008 09:08 AM in reply to: *Mason
.-(

mayhap wrote:
> if he is the only one having this issue, reinstall
*Bill Glennie [Autodesk]
Message 5 of 7 (257 Views)

Re: Wall Command Cancels

09-12-2008 01:16 PM in reply to: *Mason
Does this user have a docked or anchored palette? If so, this is a known
problem. Either leave the palette open or undocked. My preference is to
position the rolled-up palette just outside the drawing window. That way it
doesn't occupy very much space and will be there when needed.

Hope this helps,

Bill Glennie
AutoCAD Architecture team
*Mason
Message 6 of 7 (257 Views)

Re: Wall Command Cancels

09-12-2008 01:36 PM in reply to: *Mason
Just outside the drawing window? So, don't maximize AutoCAD? It's no
big deal to just leave the properties palette turned on. There were
some other palettes anchored, but even with the properties palette
anchored all is well as long as it is on somewhere. So, since it's a
know issue, we'll see a fix for it in SP2?
;-)

Bill Glennie [Autodesk] wrote:
> Does this user have a docked or anchored palette? If so, this is a known
> problem. Either leave the palette open or undocked. My preference is to
> position the rolled-up palette just outside the drawing window. That way it
> doesn't occupy very much space and will be there when needed.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Bill Glennie
> AutoCAD Architecture team
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robert
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎12-04-2006
Message 7 of 7 (80 Views)

Re: Wall Command Cancels

06-21-2012 11:46 AM in reply to: *Mason

Does anyone have a fix for this problem?  I am experiencing the same problem. Reinstalling and repairing doesn't resolve the issue.

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