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An Xref Performance Engine Whine in Civil 3D 2012

Tags performance, hotfix, bugs, 2012, Civil 3D, reference

Is this part of your day in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012?

"In AutoCAD 2012 versions, mouse cursor freezes during pan or zoom command or when other commands are invoked. Also, general performance slowdown may be experienced. This typically happens if multiple External References (XREF) are attached to the drawing."

Autodesk released a Performance Slowdown Hotfix for this bad boy back on May 24, 2011 in cased you missed it... I'm pretty sure that my previous post about the PSDHF mentioned the Layer issues that are also involved.

There are 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the Hotfix...

Go here to get it

STOP...There's more...and I LOVE LOVE LOVE this one...

The Block Editor ate my Drawing! @#$#^$%

This all too painful event could happen to me...

I'm running AutoCAD Land Desktop 2012 64-bit for the Mac on my Andriod +1 iPiddle

"Block Editor Save Corruption Hotfix
This hotfix prevents possible loss of data that may occur of the drawing is saved while the Block Editor is open in AutoCAD® 2012-based products. 
When a drawing is saved from within the Block Editor, the entire content of the drawing is sometimes lost and replaced with the content of the block being edited.
Affected Products 
    AutoCAD 2012 
    AutoCAD Architecture 2012 
    AutoCAD Civil 3D® 2012 
    AutoCAD Electrical 2012
AutoCAD Land Desktop 2012 
    AutoCAD LT® 2012 
    AutoCAD Map3D 2012 
    AutoCAD Mechanical 2012 
    AutoCAD MEP 2012 
    AutoCAD P&ID 2012 "

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