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    Default Lost Open Drawing Dialog Box

    When I try to open an existing drawing, I no longer get the dialog box, only the path of the current drawing in the command line. Any ideas?

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    Default Re: Lost Open Drawing Dialog Box

    Quote Originally Posted by jacunningham View Post
    When I try to open an existing drawing, I no longer get the dialog box, only the path of the current drawing in the command line. Any ideas?
    Sounds like your variable "FILEDIA" is set to 0 (zero).

    Try this:
    command: FILEDIA <enter> 1 <enter>

    Now try to open a drawing.

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    Default Re: Lost Open Drawing Dialog Box

    Thanks Ted. That did it.

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    Default Re: Lost Open Drawing Dialog Box

    Quote Originally Posted by tedg View Post
    Sounds like your variable "FILEDIA" is set to 0 (zero).

    Try this:
    command: FILEDIA <enter> 1 <enter>

    Now try to open a drawing.
    I recommend setting CMDDIA to 1 as well. Most of the time it's FILEDIA that's set to 0 but occasionally CMDDIA gets reset to 0 as well. Make sure both of them are set to 1.

    I even added a line to reset those two variables to 1 in a lisp routine that loads with every drawing that gets opened. Looks something like this:

    (setvar "filedia" 1)
    (setvar "cmddia" 1)

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