AutoCAD 2017 Hotfixes: Get ’em While They’re Hot

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By Heidi Hewett

Is it hot in here? Or is it just me? The latest AutoCAD 2017 hotfix is now available. You may not have encountered any of the issues addressed by these AutoCAD 2017 hotfixes. But the sooner you download and install them all—this is the third one—the sooner you’ll know you’ll never have to. Which could give you that warm fuzzy feeling.

AutoCAD 2017 Hotfix 3 addresses the following issues:

•         3DROTATE command freezes in some instances when used for point clouds.
•         Migration tool may crash when importing customized settings from previous releases.

Installing the Hotfix 3 automatically installs Hotfix 2, if you haven’t already done so.

AutoCAD 2017 Hotfix 2 addresses the following issues:

  • PDFIMPORT fails on an underlay with a relative path for some PDF files.
  • May crash on opening a file when STARTUP setting is changed.
  • May crash if the region and language settings contain long character strings.
  • Layers of Xrefs that are frozen in viewports are plotting ellipses.
  • In some languages, the model documentation commands are not working.
  • The number of hits for GetLineContainment is incorrectly counted.
  • Xrefs show as needing reloading when opened from a network path to a shared folder.

AutoCAD 2017 Hotfix 1 addresses the following issues:

  • Layers of Xrefs that are frozen in viewports are plotting ellipses.
  • In some languages the model documentation commands are not working.
  • The number of hits for GetLineContainment is incorrectly counted.
  • Xrefs show as needing reloading when opened from a network path to a shared folder.

Install AutoCAD 2017 hotfixes from Autodesk Desktop App

You can easily install AutoCAD hotfixes from the Autodesk Desktop App, where you can view each readme prior to installing.

Autodesk Desktop App with Hotfixes

Autodesk Desktop App with Hotfixes

How do you know when there’s a new software update? View the notifications on the AutoCAD Start tab, where you can link directly to the Autodesk Desktop App.

AutoCAD 2017 Update Notification

AutoCAD 2017 Update Notification

To learn more about the Autodesk Desktop App, read What’s New in AutoCAD 2017? Autodesk Desktop App.

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