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03 October 2005
Corrupt Drawings          

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Unhandled Access Violation Reading 0x3b5cf24 Exception at 654fbd27h

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Who hasn't seen one of these errors at one time or another? How about while trying to OPEN a drawing? Oops, you know what that generally means, a corrupt drawing.

There are probably as many opinions regarding corrupt AutoCAD drawings as there are AutoCAD users. If you are reading this with a corrupt drawing in hand, you probably couldn't care less about how it got this way - you just want your drawing back. Here are some resources that might help.



Good luck.

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PermaLink       Posted 10/03/2005 12:23:00 PM     
3 COMMENTS!


Comment from: Blogger Chris@WD
Date: October 7, 2005 at 11:54:00 AM CDT  

Good stuff, R.K.

The TIPniques column of AUGI's HotNews ran a 4-part series on Drawing Recovery earlier this year.


Comment from: Blogger R.K. McSwain
Date: October 10, 2005 at 6:18:00 PM CDT  

Thanks Chris, I'll have to go check that out to see what I missed.


Comment from: Anonymous Evan Yares
Date: November 7, 2005 at 5:09:00 AM CST  

Actually... *I* care how DWG files get corrupted.

If you get stuck with a file you can't recover, you can send it to support@opendesign.com, and we'll see if we can fix it. Even if it was AutoCAD that broke it.

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