Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical 2018.1 Update Readme

Thank you for downloading the Autodesk® AutoCAD® Electrical 2018.1 Update.

This readme contains important information regarding the installation and contents of the update.



  • Updates to AutoCAD are separate and independent of the updates for AutoCAD Electrical. You will need to install the latest AutoCAD update in addition to any applicable update for AutoCAD Electrical.
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    New Feature and Feature Enhancement Summary

    Following are the new features and enhancements provided in this Update.

    High Resolution (4K) Monitor Support

    More AutoCAD Electrical User Interface elements are now optimized for high resolution monitors. As a result, the following dialog boxes now scale correctly when you increase the text size in your Windows Display Properties after patching this Update.

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    General Update Content

    The following defects have been fixed:

    Catalog Browser

    • Component tables are out of order in the Catalog Browser in SQL mode.


    • Wildcard behavior has changed for AssemblyCode in footprint database.

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    Uninstall This Update

    Windows 7 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10

    1. Click Start and then Control Panel.
    2. Click Programs.
    3. Click Programs and Features.
    4. In the left pane in the Programs and Features window, click View Installed Updates.
    5. Find the appropriate update in the list of updates. Click Uninstall.

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    Thank You

    We want to express our appreciation to all our customers who identified these issues and reported them to us. Your reports gave us the opportunity to improve the product quality. We also thank you for your continued business, and for your valuable feedback regarding this release.


    The Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical Product Team

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