i have a set of C# .net dlls (.net 3.5) which i used to load automatically in Autocad 2010. Everything was working perfectly but suddenly one fine day one of the dll stopped loading. So i tried loading it using netload command but doesnt work. Its not showing any messages after netloading and when i type commands of that dll it says unknown command. I tried putting a message box in the initialize of the dll but that message also not showing up.
what could be the problem. please anyone can helpout.
thanks in advance
Jithin Shyam S
with no code it's impossible to give you an answer, but if things suddenly stop
working for me the first thing I do is remove any try catch statements & see
if the error is being caught, if it is it will crash and you can see where.
Or have you added this line of code bellow your "IMPORTS"
<Assembly: CommandClass(GetType(“Class name here”))>
thanks for ur reply martin,
actually i think the dll is not at all loading.. because i tried putting initialize method in the class and its not coming inside intialise.. so i think ther is no point in testing by removing try catch block. and can u be more specific on where should i place this code <Assembly: CommandClass(GetType(“Class name here”))>
this problem could arise if you have the mangaged-dll's copied in your bin-directory.
That works as long as the dll's are the same as AutoCAD has, but e.g. when installing a service pack to AutoCAD that changes the *mgd*.dll you may get this problem.
So look for such files (*mgd*.dll) in your bin-directory, if that are files from AutoCAD remove them (well, backup them before).
For you VisualStudio-project that means you should set the properties of these references to "Copy local" to NO.
- alfred -
Public Class Namehere
Public Sub SunNamehere ()
Have you loaded any BETA release or newer release software on the computer before your last compile? I had a similar problem with a routine which required use of COM, a BETA install had overwritten one of the interop DLLs in ...\Common Files\AutoDesk Shared\... resulting in a reference to an interop file version that nobody else had. Whoopsie...
Access a broad range of knowledge to help get the most out of your products and services.
Start with some of our most frequented solutions or visit the Installation and Licensing Forum to get help installing your software.
Upgrading to a 2015 product? Make sure to check these out 1st!