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Review and fix errors in a drawing

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There are two kinds of drawing corruption. In one, you may still be able to open the file, but it might not work right, or worse, in the second case you can’t open it all. Learn what to do in both scenarios, and what to do if your file or one of its xrefs has been corrupted.

After completing this video, you will be able to:

  • Use the AUDIT command to audit the file.
  • Use the RECOVER command instead of OPEN, and describe their differences.
  • Use the RECOVERALL command to fix multiple files at once.

Video quiz

1. For an audit report file to be written to the same folder as an open drawing file, what system variable should be changed?

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