AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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Project Properties not updating drawings

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06-11-2012 06:40 AM

Not sure if this is new to 2013 but I am unable to use the project properties to update the drawing properties from the Project Manager.


This is what I attempted:


Made a change to project's properties (Properties/Components/Component TAG Format from Sequential to Line Reference)

Selected a drawing from within project, RMC and then select Properties/Apply Project Defaults.

When I check the drawing, I find that the drawing's properties were not set to the project's deafults.

If I then select Properties/Setting Compare, I am able to update the drawing to match the project.


It was repeatable in all the default projects that came with ACE 2013.



Bob Hanrahan
Ace User since 1998
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Registered: ‎06-29-2011
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Re: Project Properties not updating drawings

06-13-2012 07:17 AM in reply to: testsubject

Hello Bob,  


Thank you very much for reporting this issue, this is a known issue for ACE2013 for now and we are considering the fix.


The workaround as you mentioned for this issue is to use the Settings Compare... for the drawing, and Select All the difference, Match Project for all the difference.


And also you can put the drawings you want to apply the project defaults into a subfolder, then right click the subfolder and choose the Apply Project Defaults, then you can make all the drawings in the subfolder to apply the project defaults.



Robin Shou

Quality Assurance

AutoCAD Electrical

Autodesk, Inc.

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