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Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

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01-11-2013 02:27 AM

When ever I open a drawing from the file menu or open file icon, the preview pane is missing from the dialogue box. I is there if i use file new or when I insert a block of file. Please can anyone help. Please see attached screen print.

 

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It's right there in the registery...  This is what it looks like in 2010 LT.  Is it set to 1?

 

The other question if it's not there: do you have a registery cleaner running?  If so, make an exeption for AutoCAD so it doesn't mess stuff up again and do a repair install of AutoCAD.

 

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Re: Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

01-11-2013 04:48 AM in reply to: me

That looks like a graphics issue.

Computer and Video Specs?

OS - Are you running Aero theme (If that is part of your OS)?

Hardware acceleration may be another item to look at (In my case having it On works better overall.)

Regards, Charles Shade            Win8 FAQ
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Re: Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

01-11-2013 05:23 AM in reply to: me

This may be the solution for you. 

 

There are two possible ones there.

 

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Re: Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

05-09-2013 04:33 AM in reply to: bgingerich

Hi there,

 

i've looked at your solution but editing the profile only seems to be an option for Full AutoCAD users.  I can't seem to apply this fix to LT 2014.

 

Any ideas?

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Re: Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

05-09-2013 06:19 AM in reply to: me
Is the registry key not there in the LT registry path?
Or I guess a better question would be do you feel comfortable editing the Registry?
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Re: Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

05-09-2013 06:44 AM in reply to: horatio47

It's right there in the registery...  This is what it looks like in 2010 LT.  Is it set to 1?

 

The other question if it's not there: do you have a registery cleaner running?  If so, make an exeption for AutoCAD so it doesn't mess stuff up again and do a repair install of AutoCAD.

 

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Re: Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

05-09-2013 07:39 AM in reply to: me

Boom!! that worked!

 

Thanks ever so much.  My lack of admin rights didn't allow me to access the reg editor but my companies IT people have sorted it

 

Thanks again,

Neil

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Re: Drawing preview pane missing from open dialogue box

05-05-2014 10:40 AM in reply to: bgingerich

I have this same problem but with AutoCAD 2014 full version. Can you tell me how to find "previewvisible" in the registry editor?

 

Thank you,

Melissa

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