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AutoCAD Based Cleanup (Ribbon/Toolbar/Location)

Button: Draw Pretty Pipes Error Type: Unhandled Exception


When starting the Pretty Pipes command, you get an Unhandled Exception error including 'Could not find a part of the path'


Another error mentions blockoffsets.dat




Unknown, but could be due to custom .CUIX file being used instead of the HydraCAD one (hcadwin.cuix).


Upon checking the settings of .DAT, .INI file and the Windows Registry, nothing was pointing to the E:\ drive, yet pretty pipes was looking for the .DAT file in the E:\ drive. 


May be a coincidence, but the end user was using a custom .CUIX file on their E:\


Reset AutoCAD to default settings then reload the HydraCAD menus.  


1. Go to [Windows START | A | AutoCAD 202x | Reset to Default], and do not backup anything


2. Go to [Windows START | H | Hydratec v50 Software | Configure AutoCAD for HydraCAD v5x] and follow the prompts to get HydraCAD set to out-of-the-box HydraCAD.  



Updated: June 12, 2023, 4:13 p.m. Created: June 2, 2023, 12:17 p.m.