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I have been using AutoCAD since R11, and can answer questions regarding general AutoCAD, menus, toolbars, fonts, linetypes, plotting, CUI, Some Civil 3D

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23 years AutoCAD user (R11- R2015), AUGI Director






Instructor @ Alberta School of Drafting

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2016-05-13 AutoCAD 2015 - Publish to web:

Hi Bob,    I suspect you're correct; the Publishtoweb issue is likely also tied to your thumbnail preview issues.    If a repair did not work, I recommend a reinstall of your AutoCAD product.  You can

2016-05-09 Open Preview Pane:

Hi Bob,    Here again is the procedure to run a Repair on your installation:        1.In Windows 7, click the Windows icon, and  2. Select Control Panel.  3. Select Programs and Features  4. Find and double-click

2016-05-03 AutoCAD Open Preview:

Bob,    Did you review the images in my previous email? it should show you how to access the "Organize" feature/settings.    Screen menu should be unrelated, so I doubt there's a connection there.    I

2016-04-27 AutoCAD 2015 Open Preview Pane:

Perhaps the problem is in Windows, and not AutoCAD:    Try this:  In Windows explorer, click Organize > Folder and Search Options > View Tab    Uncheck Always show icons, never thumbnails.  (if it is unchecked

2016-04-26 AutoCAD 2015 Open Preview Pane:

Hi Bob,    I would start by looking at the variable THUMBSAVE; make sure it is set to 1 (on).      If your issue persists, I would look at the registry value of:  HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Autodesk\AutoCAD\Rxx


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