Here are all the files and settings that are transferred during a new installation of DataCAD 19
(If you choose to transfer files and settings from the previous version that was found)
\DataCAD XX\Report Forms
*.dor (AEC Model Door Types)
*.win (AEC Model Window Types)
*.msg (Message files)
*.lbl (Label files)
*.str (3D Stairs Stair Types)
The following macros are not compatible with DataCAD 11 and later.
\DataCAD XX\Support Files
dcadwin.pat (Classic Hatch Patterns)
dcadwin.mcr (Keyboard Macros)
dcadwin.lin (Classic Line Types)
dcadwin.dca (Command-line Alias)
*.dmf (Material Files)
text.stl (Text Style (Obsolete))
wall.stl (Classic Wall Style)
*.tbl (DWG Color Mapping Tables)
*.ini (DWG Transfer Settings)
*.lit (Shader Light Settings)
dcadwintoolbars.gui (Toolbar GUI Settings)
dcadwindialogs.gui (Dialog GUI Settings)
ObjectViewer.gui (Object Viewer GUI Settings)
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Dimension Styles
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Color Palettes
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Program Defaults
dcadwin.ang (Default Angles)
dcadwin.dec (Default Decimals)
dcadwin.dis (Default Distances)
dcadwin.scl (Default Scales)
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Toolbars
*.* (All Files)
CST - Context-sensitive Toolbar
DTB - DataCAD Toolbar
PNG - Icon Bitmap
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Hatch Patterns
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Line Types
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Dictionaries
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Pen Tables
DataCAD XX\Default Drawings (including sub-directories)
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Wall Types (including sub-directories)
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Door Types (including sub-directories)
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Window Types (including sub-directories)
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Text Styles (including sub-directories)
DataCAD XX\Support Files\Plotter Settings (including sub-directories)
DataCAD XX\Sun Shader\NX\Support Files
Note: These files will not be transferred if they are located outside of the DataCAD program folder.
Use this forum to ask questions about DataCAD 19 and DataCAD LT 19.
Neil Blanchard wrote:I noticed that the .DIS file I had in v18 didn't get copied to v19. It would be good as well to have the default Text Scale etc settings carried over.
The Angle, Decimal, Distance, and Scales files are stored on a per-drawing basis. So, if you've customized any of these files, they must be loaded into the drawing before you can use them. If you've customized the values via the Edit Definitions menu, the changes you make will only affect the current drawing. You need to use the Save File option to update the corresponding file on the hard drive.
Only DCADWIN.ang, DCADWIN.dec, DCADWIN.dis, and DCADWIN.scl are currently transferred. Perhaps I need to change this to *.ang, *.dec, *.dis, and *.scl?
Mark F. Madura
Mark F. Madura wrote:Only DCADWIN.ang, DCADWIN.dec, DCADWIN.dis, and DCADWIN.scl are currently transferred. Perhaps I need to change this to *.ang, *.dec, *.dis, and *.scl?Yes please.
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