Frequent question: How do I keep the command bar in AutoCAD?

Use the shortcut CTRL+9 (CMD+3 in AutoCAD for Mac) to toggle on the command line. Type in the COMMANDLINE command.

How do I permanently dock a command line in AutoCAD?

Click on the drag bar in between ‘Ribbon’ text and the gear icon. Drag to the top and move around the cursor till find an outline of the docked ribbon will appear. Release the mouse button at this point will dock the ribbon.

How do I lock the command bar in AutoCAD?

One the command line, type LOCKUI and change the value to 0 (zero). Note: To put the Lock UI button on the status bar, click the Customization (menu) button at the far right of the status bar and choose Lock UI. This button-menu can now be clicked to lock and unlock UI items.

How do I get my command bar back?

Press the F10 key to bring up the Menu bar. Once the menu bar is visible, click the View tab followed by Toolbars then click on ‘Command Bar’. A tick should now appear next to the command bar item and the command bar should reappear.

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How do I dock a command line in AutoCAD 2021?

Dock the Command Window – Click and hold the mouse button over the grip on the left edge of the command window and drag the window to a new location at the top or bottom edge of the drawing window. Release the mouse button when the command window arrives.

How do I fix the command bar in AutoCAD?

Use the shortcut CTRL+9 (CMD+3 in AutoCAD for Mac) to toggle on the command line.



Solution:

  1. Right-click on either Dynamic input or Object Snap in the Status Bar and select Settings.
  2. Click the Dynamic Input tab.
  3. Select Enable Pointer Input.
  4. Select Show command prompting and command input near the crosshairs.
  5. Click OK.

How do I reset my command prompt?

Locate the search box. Type in CMD then click on CMD on the top of the list. This will open the command prompt, type in powercfg –restoredefaultschemes then press the enter key. After pressing the enter key it will go to a new line, you have just reset the power settings on your computer.

What if the command I type is not processed by AutoCAD?

This issue is usually caused by a few things either the Level of Detail is turned on in the drawing your working in and this can cause the issue or a possible corrupt user profile. … If this doesn’t resolve the issue then you’ll need to try resetting your AutoCAD user profile.

What is the command alias for stretch?

Default AutoCAD Shortcuts

Alias Command
Q QSAVE
R REDRAW
S STRETCH
V VIEW
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How do you find the missing dialog box?

Here is how to fix it:

  1. After accessing the tool/command to open a dialog box/window, press [Alt]+[Spacebar], then press M, then press any arrow key on your keyboard. This will “stick” the dialog box/window to your cursor.
  2. Move the mouse around until the dialog box/window is placed where you want it located.
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