Migrating-and-Transferring-Custom-Settings-Comparison

Migrating and Transferring Custom Settings Comparison

Migrating and Transferring Custom Settings Comparison

The following table lists the files and settings that are transferred each time you
use Customization Sync (to transfer settings online between home and office), or Export/Import
(to transfer settings offline between computers running the same release of the program),
or Migrate Custom Settings (to migrate settings between releases)

Feature File Description Customization Sync Export/Import Migrate Custom Settings
AutoCAD Alias *.pgp External commands and command alias definitions. Yes Yes Yes
Color *.acb AutoCAD Color Book. No Yes Yes
Custom Dictionary *.cus Custom dictionary used to check the spelling of words in annotation objects. No Yes Yes
Customization *.bmp, *.dib, *.rle *.png Images used for custom commands defined in a customization file. Yes Yes Yes
Customization *.cuix Information used to define many of the user interface elements for the program and
control their placement on screen.
Yes Yes Yes
Customization *.ini Configuration settings for some features. Yes Yes Yes
Customization *.mnl AutoLISP commands and procedures that a customization file is dependent on; must have
the same name as a customization file in order to be loaded by the product.
Yes Yes Yes
Drawing templates *.dwt A drawing file with preestablished settings used to create new drawings, such as acad.dwt (or acadlt.dwt in AutoCAD LT) and acadiso.dwt (or acadltiso.dwt in AutoCAD LT). Yes No Yes
Fonts BigFont.ini Big Fonts. Yes No Yes
Fonts *.fmp Information about font mappings for True Type Fonts used in the In-Place Text Editor.

Yes Yes Yes
Hatch Patterns *.pat Standard and custom hatch pattern definitions. Yes Yes Yes
Line Types *.lin Standard and custom linetype definitions. Yes Yes Yes
Materials Library FavoriteMaterials.adsklib Contains materials that were added to the Favorites library with the Materials Browser.

No Yes Yes
Multiline Styles *.mln Standard and custom multiline style definitions. Yes Yes Yes
Plot *.ctb Settings used to control the appearance of objects when plotting and publishing; the
settings are arranged by the colors of the AutoCAD Color Index (ACI) system.
Yes Yes Yes
Plot *.pc3 Configuration information for a plotter or printer. Yes Yes Yes
Plot *.pmp Calibration and paper size settings that are used with a PC3 file. Yes Yes Yes
Plot *.psf Information about font substitution when exporting to a Postscript file. Yes Yes Yes
Plot *.pss Plot stamps used for plotting and publishing. Yes Yes Yes
Plot *.stb Settings used to control the appearance of objects when plotting and publishing; the
settings are grouped into names that can be assigned to a layer or object.
Yes Yes Yes
Shapes, Fonts, Lines *.shx Information about text characters or shapes in complex linetype definitions. Yes Yes Yes
System variables n/a System variable settings stored in user profiles (excluding TASKBAR). Yes Yes Yes
Tool palettes *.atc, *.aws Tool palettes and the order in which tools appear on a tool palette, and other local
settings.
Yes Yes Yes
Tool palettes *.bmp, *.jpg, *.png, *.tif, *.ico , etc. Image files for tools defined in tool palettes and the tool palette catalog. Yes Yes Yes

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