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Saving Drawing Files

  • Recovering an "AutoSave" drawing

    Occasionally a CAD file can become corrupted and you will see this message if you attempt to open it:   This occurs most frequently if there was a problem when a file was transmitted by email, and if ...

  • MicroSurvey Crashes when you Save a Drawing

    A limited number of users have reported a serious problem with MicroSurvey CAD if they have a drawing with lots of graphics, an attached pointcloud, or high resolution attached imagery: The program wo...

  • Error PRJTY350, external hard drives or networks

    When MicroSurvey CAD, embeddedCAD or inCAD work on your drawings, they create a live database which stores all of the non-CAD information that is so critical to MicroSurvey's functioning. If you use M...

  • SAVE, QSAVE and AutoSave are not all the same!

    A Very Important document explaining how MSCAD 2005 saves and backs up your data. Provides information on recovering lost data and protecting your data.....

  • Drawing Saved with Errors

    Update: With the upgrade to IntelliCAD 7, MicroSurvey CAD 2013 and MapScenes 2013 and newer users rarely encounter this issue.  If this is a common issue please ensure that you are running the latest ...

  • 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 Micr...