I have a whole series of text styles for different scales.
Whichever text style is current when I close the drawing gets reset to a text height of 0 when I re-open it.
Incredibly frustrating and it keeps affecting my dimensions.
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Sounds like some sort of routine is running at startup that is doing this.
As soon as you start up the drawing, when it finishes initializing, run the "U" command over and over until it says "Nothing to undo"
Then check your current textstyle.
Yes I think you have it...
I had 5 u commands before I got nothing to undo and it ended with the text style height back to normal
The command line was as follows:
1. command u
2. Group (lisp expression)
3. (lisp expression) group
Smells like one of those lisp functions may be doing it.
If you have a CAD admin person, ask them.
If you're it, and your comfortable digging around some more, start running down the list of potential startup files and temporarily rename them (one at a time) to remove it from the equation - then restart AutoCAD - over and over until you file the culprit file.
Thanks for the advice..
I have narrowed it down to the one that says (lisp expression) group
I have never worked with lisps before and we dont have a CAD administrator. I'm afraid the page you linked for me went over my head by some distance!
Is there a step by step method??
At the command prompt, type or paste this in (including the parenthesis)
AutoCAD will report back the location where it found this file (if it finds it at all)
If you want to post the file here (or send it via email or PM) - I'll take a look at it for you.
Repeat the (findfile) thing with the other startup file names such as "acaddoc.lsp"
Are you running any 3rd party add-ons, purchased or free?
Anything in the startup suite? (Command: Appload to open that)
Okay, maybe we are getting to the root of it
There is nothing in the start up suite.
We have an add on called keyscape which is a landscape architecture program made by keysoft
(findfile "acad.lsp") = "C:\\programdata\\key traffic systems\\keyscape\\keycore\\acad.lsp"
(findfile "acaddoc.lsp") = nil
(findfile "acad.dvb") = nil
Command: (findfile "acad2013.lsp") = "C:\\program files\\autodesk\\autocad 2013\\support\\acad2013.lsp"
I can continue, but something tells me it's probably the keyscape add-on which is causing the problem?
Type in OPTIONS, go to System tab, uncheck Load acad.lsp with every drawing.
Exit autocad and restart and see if that will fix your problem.
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