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Default Drawing Folder

To change the default drawing folder :

Set the REMEMBERFOLDERS system variable to 0. (see below.)
 
On the Windows desktop, right-click the AutoCAD icon.

Then choose Properties.

Choose the Shortcut tab.

 
In the Start In box, enter the path of the folder that should be the default when you open or save drawing files.
 
Choose OK.


REMEMBERFOLDERS

Type:
Integer
Saved in:
Registry
Initial value:
1

Controls the default path for the Look In or Save In option in standard file selection dialog boxes.

  • 0 This setting restores the legacy behavior of AutoCAD 2000 and previous releases. When you start AutoCAD by double-clicking an AutoCAD icon, if a Start In path is specified for the icon, that path is used as the default for all standard file selection dialog boxes.
  • 1 The last used paths in each particular standard file selection dialog box are remembered across and within sessions. The Start In folder specified for the AutoCAD icon is not used.
 
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