Posts Tagged ‘autocad 2013’

AutoCAD 2013 Service Pack 2

June 10, 2013

Autodesk has released a service pack 2 for AutoCAD 2013.  This service pack also applies to the Suites.

You can read about it, and download here.


September 14, 2012

Autodesk had revamped the Help guide to be more suitable to what you need for AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013.

You can either hit the F1 key, to see for yourself, or read about the new Help update here.

AutoCAD 2013 Service Pack 1.1

September 10, 2012

In an effort to fix issues with AutoCAD 2013, Autodesk has released Service Pack 1.1.

Some of the issues resolved are listed below. These are taken from the readme fileā€¦

3D Navigation Tools

  • Unexpected exit while panning.
  • Occasional crash related to navigating in 3D drawing.

3D Modeling

  • Occasional crash while selecting a face during a Presspull operation.
  • Crash when opening multiple 3D drawings containing a large number of 3D objects.

Autodesk 360

  • Crash in Japanese AutoCAD when logging into Autodesk 360 from the Options dialog box.
  • Occasional crash when opening a drawing that contains xrefs, when logged in to Autodesk 360.

CUI (Customize User Interface)

  • Occasional crash while loading a custom CUI file.
  • Unhandled exception occurs while clicking the Customize button from Quick Properties palette on a computer running .NET 4.5.

Design Center

  • Occasional crash while working with DesignCenter.

DGN Support

  • Fatal error when attaching or importing certain DGN files.


  • Crash after undoing the creation of a non-associative continued or non-associative baseline dimension.


  • Occasional crash while zooming during Hatchedit.


  • Crash when clicking any option from the Stay Connected button in the title bar when no drawings are open.


  • Crash while calculating area of a polyline that contains at least one segment that has been reduced to zero length.


  • Occasional crash while plotting to PDF.
  • Crash while plotting to a PDF file and the PDF driver is not present.

Point Cloud

  • Crash if the PCG file used to create a point cloud object does not exist.

Express Tools

  • Occasional crash during a MOCORO (Move/Copy/Rotate) command.


  • Crash due to corrupt graphics cache files on startup.
  • Crash occurs while canceling a LISP routine that runs at program startup.


  • Crash on undo/redo after adding 256 or more objects to a group.
  • Crash on viewing thumbnail in AutoCAD 2012 when installed side-by-side with AutoCAD 2013.
  • Occasional crash when exploding splines created by third-party applications.
  • Crash when AutoCAD exits on computers running .NET 4.5.

All the issues are not listed.  Again, refer to the readme file.

Service Pack 1 For AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2013 REMOVED

August 23, 2012

Autodesk has removed the Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2013 because of Fatal Error issues.

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2013 Service Pack 1

August 21, 2012

Autodesk has released Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD 2013.

There are quite a few issues resolved with this service pack so make sure you view the ReadMe file.

Download Service Pack 1 here.