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Error 1, getting CECOLOR system variable in cad_getvar_int_CECOLOR

This error message can arise from two possible causes:

1. If a user attempts to open a project by doubleclicking directly on a .dwg file, or by opening a file directly from an email program.  The MicroSurvey system requires that projects are opened via File | Open or in the Project Manager.  Other methods can cause the project database to be harmed.

2. The program may not have installed properly during an update or installation.  Follow the steps below to resolve this:


You can download the appropriate installation file from the link below.  Be sure to pick the option to Save the file, do not run it.

Survey Products

Forensic Products

Uninstall your program and reinstall it using the downloaded file.

Users of Forensic CAD Products, please note that you will need to order an installation CD from MicroSurvey in order to get the full selection of Symbols.

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  1. James Johnston

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