Over the next 6 months to a year I will be switching my 60 odd CAD
stations over from
AutoCAD R12 DOS to R14. This process will not be accomplished over a
weekend. Major hardware changes will be required and will need to be
I know that R14 has the ability to save files in R12 format; however,
the draftsman must specifically make that choice. I would like to know
if there is a way to force R14 to default to "Save as R12 format"
whenever a SAVE or QSAVE operation is initiated. Is there something
which I might add to the acadr14.cfg file which would force this
If R14 doesn't support this, does anyone have an ARX which, once
loaded at the start of a CAD session, would replace the default SAVE
and QSAVE commands with ones which force the saving of files in R12
format? As I think about this, even WBLOCKs would have to save out in
I look forward to your comments and suggestions.