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Obsolete AutoCAD Commands and System Variables Reference

Obsolete AutoCAD Commands and System Variables Reference

Provides a quick VCade to which commands were removed in this release.

2016 Obsolete Commands and System Variables

Commands Description Additional Information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
DIM1 Accesses Dimensioning mode commands. Obsolete but still included in the product to maintain legacy script compatibility

X X
NEWTAB Displays a New Tab which provides access to files, learning resources, A360 and more

Replaced by the Start tab. Use STARTMODE to control the display of the Start tab.
Use GOTOSTART or Ctrl+Home to switch focus from the current drawing to the Start tab

X X
RENDERWIN Displays the Render window without starting a rendering operation. Replaced by RENDERWINDOW X  
WELCOMESCREEN Displays a New Tab Removed X X
System variables Description Additional Information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
ONLINEDOCMODE Indicates whether copies of your drawings and linked files are uploaded automatically
to Autodesk A360.
Automatic saving to your A360 Drive has been removed. Instead, save or copy the drawing
files that you want to upload to your A360 account directly to your local A360 Drive
folder.
X X

2015 Obsolete Commands and System Variables

Commands Description Additional information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
DASHBOARD Opens the Dashboard. Replaced by RIBBON. X X
DASHBOARDCLOSE Closes the Dashboard. Replaced by RIBBONCLOSE. X X
DDEDIT Edits single-line text, dimension text, attribute definitions, and feature control
frames.
Replaced by TEXTEDIT. X X
DDPTYPE Specifies the display mode and size of point objects. Replaced by PTYPE. X X
DDVPOINT Sets the 3D viewing direction. Replaced by VPOINT. X X
ONLINECOLNOW Starts an online session with AutoCAD WS, in which people that you invite can simultaneously
view and edit your current drawing.
Replaced by ONLINEAUTOCAD360, which opens AutoCAD 360. X X
POINTCLOUD Provides options to create and attach point cloud files. Use POINTCLOUDATTACH or other specific point cloud commands to work with point clouds.

X  
POINTCLOUDCLIP Creates and modifies clipping boundaries that define which points are displayed in
a selected point cloud.
Replaced by POINTCLOUDCROP. X  
POINTCLOUDINDEX Creates an indexed point cloud (PCG or ISD) file from a scan file. Indexing scan files no longer supported. X  
POINTCLOUDINTENSITYEDIT Opens the Point Cloud Intensity Color Mapping dialog box, which controls settings
that help you analyze a point cloud using different color settings.
Replaced by POINTCLOUDCOLORMAP. X  
System Variables Description Additional Information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
CLASSICKEYS Sets the behavior of several control keys between DOS and Windows standards. The MS DOS control keys were Ctrl-C to cancel and Ctrl-V to cycle viewports. X X
DASHBOARDSTATE Determines whether the Dashboard window is active. Removed. X X
PREVIEWEFFECT Specifies the visual effect used for previewing selection of objects. Removed. X X
PREVIEWFACEEFFECT Specifies the visual effect used for previewing selection of face subobjects. Removed. X  
RIBBONCONTEXTSELECT Controls how ribbon contextual tabs are displayed when you single- or double-click
an object.
Removed. X X

2014 Obsolete Commands and System Variables

Commands Description Additional information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
AUTOCOMPLETE Controls what types of automated command display features are available at the Command
prompt.
Replaced by INPUTSEARCHOPTIONS. X X
EDITINFUSION Edits solids and surfaces in Inventor Fusion. Removed. X  
ONLINEUPLOAD Uploads specified drawing files to Autodesk 360. Replaced by ONLINEOPENFOLDER. In addition, the automatic upload process has been revised.
It is now turned on or off for all drawings in the Options dialog box, Autodesk 360
tab.
X X
OPENONMOBILE Sends a notification to your mobile devices for opening the current drawing. Notification is handled by email. X X
System Variables Description Additional Information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
AUTOCOMPLETEDELAY Controls the amount of time that elapses before automated keyboard features display
at the Command prompt.
Replaced by INPUTSEARCHDELAY X X
AUTOCOMPLETEMODE Controls what types of automated keyboard features are available at the Command prompt.

Replaced by INPUTSEARCHOPTIONS X X
AUTOLOAD Controls how AutoCAD automatically loads certain executable files. Replaced by SECURELOAD. X  
AUTOLOADPATH Controls the folder from where AutoCAD loads acad.lsp/fas/vlx, acaddoc.lsp/fas/vlx,
acad.dvb files.
Replaced by TRUSTEDDOCDOMAINS and TRUSTEDDOCPATHS. X  
LISPENABLED Indicates whether AutoLISP is enabled in the current AutoCAD session. Replaced by SAFEMODE. X  
ONLINEDOCUMENTS Stores whether you can open and save drawing files directly to Autodesk 360. Removed. X X

2013 Obsolete Commands and System Variables

Commands Description Additional information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
GETLINK Gets a link to the current document to paste or e-mail. Removed from product. X X
MANAGEUPLOADS Manages uploading of additional documents. Removed from product. X X
MESSAGES Displays messages about updates to AutoCAD WS drawings. Removed from product. X X
ONLINEDRAWINGS Opens web browser to access all online documents. Removed from product. X X
OPENONLINE Opens current drawing in AutoCAD WS. Removed from product. X X
SHARE Makes current drawings available to other AutoCAD WS users. Replaced by ONLINESHARE. X X
SHAREWITHSEEK Uploads a selected block or the current drawing to the Autodesk Seek website. Removed from product. X X
UPLOAD Uploads the current document to Autodesk 360. Removed from product. X X
UPLOADFILES Opens file dialog box to upload additional documents. Removed from product. X X
WHATSNEW Opens New Features Workshop. Removed from product.   X
System variables Description Additional information AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
ACISOUTVER Controls the ACIS version of SAT files created using the ACISOUT command. Removed from product. X  
PROXYWEBSEARCH Specifies how AutoCAD checks for Object Enablers. Removed from product. X X
RASTERPREVIEW Controls whether BMP preview images are saved with the drawing. Replaced by THUMBSAVE. X X

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