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By Andy Davis


This article contains information about editing the registry. Before you edit the registry, make sure you understand how to create a backup and restore it if a problem occurs (Microsoft Link), as this can render your system inoperable. You edit the registry at your own risk.

Some time ago I turned off the InfoCenter toolbar in my Plant 3D 2012 installation. I recently received a support call regarding InfoCenter and could not remember how to turn the thing back on again.

After finding no assistance in the Help file, I dug out my notebook and found the entry I was looking for.

Deep down in the Windows registry, the DWORD value “InfoCenterOn” at key “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Autodesk\AutoCAD\R18.2\ACAD-A017:409\InfoCenter” controls the InfoCenter toolbar. 

A value of 1 enables the toolbar:

A value of 0 disables the toolbar:




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