AutoCAD 2017.1.1 Update Information
Posted on 18th November 2016
Categorised as autocad, autodesk
Tagged with autodesk technical support, technical help

Autodesk recently released an AutoCAD 2017.1.1 Update rectifying some of the issues caused by the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, as mentioned in the Compatibility Issues with Autodesk Software and Windows 10 Anniversary Updates article.

Technical issues related to Windows 10 are highlighted in red.

2017.1 Update and Service Pack 1


  • Internal software security continues to be enhanced, closing potential exploits.

PDF Import

  • Importing a PDF Underlay that was attached with a relative path could fail.


  • Xrefs on a frozen viewport layer would plot.
  • AutoCAD in Citrix might not default to the primary display adaptor.


  • Occasional crashes when inserting some blocks a second time.


  • Occasional crashes when zooming out of a drawing following the 3D Orbit command.


  • Occasional crashes when purging DXF drawing files.

Web and Cloud

  • Occasional crashes when modifying the Online Options settings and signing in to Autodesk A360 from InfoCenter.


  • The Xref status incorrectly displays the “Needs reloading” message when the ataset is opened from a UNC path to a shared folder.


  • Occasional crashes when launching AutoCAD in Windows 10.
  • Occasional crashes when inputting the system time in long string format, and then using the DIM command.
  • Occasional crashes when switching layouts.
  • Occasional crashes when performing a 3D rotate in drawings containing a point cloud.
  • Occasional crashes when plotting to PDF using AccoreConsole.exe.
  • Occasional crashes when performing an Undo after detaching a reference using the External References palette
  • Occasional crahes when PNG images were specified in a CUI resource file.
  • When opening drawings created with AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD might crash if the drawing was saved again.
  • Plotting with certain visual styles might produce incorrect results
  • Migrating custom settings might fail.

2017.1.1 Update


  • Occasional crashes when creating a 3D polyline after an Undo.
  • Occasional crashes when switching to the Top View in some AutoCAD Architecture drawings.
  • Occasional crashes when selecting some objects after using Wblock on certain drawings.


  • All lines were displayed as continuous in Excel when they were pasted from AutoCAD 2017 with hardware acceleration enabled.
  • The linetype might be missed on the Ribbon when switching to the light theme.


  • Pressing a Function key during an active command would freeze AutoCAD after updating to the Windows 10 anniversary edition.
  • Publishing might degrade performance when opening some projects in the Sheet Set Manager.
  • Importing certain DGN files might fail.
  • The bubble notification needed to be closed twice when switching to a 3D Visual Style.
  • Customised Edit menu settings might be removed after installing 2017.1 Update.
  • Occasional crashes when closing some xrefs after you edit the referenced drawings in place.
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