Autodesk AutoCAD 2018.0.2 Update Readme

Thank you for downloading the Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018.0.2 Update

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

Important: This AutoCAD 2018.0.2 Update contains all of the updates previously released for AutoCAD 2018.


Note: Updates to AutoCAD are separate and independent of the updates for AutoCAD-based vertical products. You will need to install the AutoCAD update in addition to any applicable update for your vertical products.

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Problems Reported with the Customer Error Reporting Utility

As a result of the detailed information that we received from customers who used the Customer Error Reporting Utility, we were able to identify and fix several defects with the following results:



  • Occasional crashes when ending an AutoCAD session using specific API code no longer occur.


  • Occasional crashes when editing an undefined hatch pattern no longer occur.
  • Occasional crashes when opening certain DXF files no longer occur.

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General Update Content

Several additional defects have been fixed with the following results:



  • Publishing annotative multiline attributes no longer results in incorrect annotative scaling.


  • PFB fonts can now be compiled successfully as SHX files.


  • The border of a mask is no longer plotted in PDFs when "Lines Merge" is turned on.


  • Right clicking in the Block Edit mode no longer displays an error message in the Command window.


  • Certain text styles are no longer upside down when printed to PDF.
  • Self-Intersecting wipeouts in a block will perform as expected when plotted.


  • Fixed a defect that would otherwise have caused the product subscription to expire on June 1st, 2017 with a pre-release product error message.
  • Ability to input values for the Material Editor Palette is restored.
  • Digitally signed AutoLISP files can be loaded as expected.

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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 for everyone's benefit. We also thank you for your continued business, and for your valuable feedback regarding this release.


The Autodesk AutoCAD Product Team

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