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To Work With the Command Line Suggestion List

To Work With the Command Line Suggestion List

How to change settings that control the suggestions displayed when you enter a command.

Toggle Command Line Suggestion List Options

  1. In the command window, click Customize button Input Settings.
  2. On the Input Settings list, select one or more of the following options:
    • AutoComplete. Specifies whether the complete command or system variable is automatically filled
      in on the command line as you enter it.
    • AutoCorrect. Specifies whether the command line suggestion list provides suggestions based on
      misspellings you have made in the past.
    • Search System Variables. Specifies whether system variables are displayed on the command line suggestion list.
    • Search Content. Specifies whether to search for named objects such blocks, layers, hatches, and styles
      such as text and dimension styles.
    • Mid-string Search. Specifies whether the suggestion list includes commands that contain the letters
      you type or only words that start with those letters.

    The checkmark indicates that the option has been selected.

Set the Timing for Displaying the Command Line Suggestion List

  1. In the command window, click Customize button Input Search Options.
  2. In the Input Search Options dialog box, in the Suggestion List Delay Time box, enter
    the amount of time, in milliseconds, that should elapse before the list is expanded.
    Use decimal fractions, if necessary.

Set Which Named Objects to Include in Command Line Search

  1. In the command window, click Customize button Input Search Options.
  2. In the Input Search Options dialog box, make sure Search Content at Command Line is
    selected.
  3. Under Content Type, select the named objects that you want to make available for the
    command line search.
  4. To change the order of display, click the arrow buttons.

Customize the AutoCorrect List

  1. Click Manage tabCustomization panelEdit Alias (flyout)Edit AutoCorrect List. Find
  2. In the autoCorrectUserDB.pgp file, enter the words in the following format:
    INCORRECT, *CORRECT

    For example, if you consistently mistype BLOCK as BOLCK, enter

    BOLCK, *BLOCK

Customize the Synonym List

  1. Click Manage tabCustomization panelEdit Alias (flyout)Edit Synonym List. Find
  2. In the acadSynonymsGlobalDB.pgp file, enter the words in the following format:
    SYNONYM, *COMMAND

    For example, if want you BLOCK to be displayed in the suggestion list when you enter
    SYMBOL, enter

    SYMBOL, *BLOCK

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