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AutoCAD 2016 New Commands and System Variables


New commandsDescriptionAutoCADAutoCAD LT
CLOSEALLOTHER Closes all other open drawings, except the current active drawing. X X


Inserts references to coordination models such as NWD and NWC Navisworks files. X  
DIGITALSIGN Provides a separate command to add a digital signature to a drawing. Removes the Digital Signature tab from the SECURITYOPTIONS command. X X
GOTOSTART Switches from the current active drawing to the Start tab. X X
PCEXTRACTCENTERLINE Draws a centerline for a cylindrical segment of a point cloud. X  
PCEXTRACTCORNER Marks the point of the intersection between three detected planes in a point cloud. X  
PCEXTRACTEDGE Infers the edge between two planes and draws a line to mark the edge. X  
PCEXTRACTSECTION Generates 2D geometry from a point cloud that contains section objects. X  
POINTCLOUDCROPSTATE Controls saving, restoring, and deleting point cloud crop states. X  
RENDERENVIRONMENTCLOSE Closes the Render Environment & Exposure palette. X  
RENDEREXPOSURECLOSE Closes the Render Environment & Exposure palette. X  
RENDERWINDOW Displays the Render window. Replaces the RENDERWIN command. X  
RENDERWINDOWCLOSE Closes the Render window. X  
SCRIPTCALL Executes a sequence of commands the same as the SCRIPT command, with the additional capability of also executing nested scripts. X X
SECTIONSPINNERS Sets the default increment value for the Section Offset and Slice Thickness controls in the Section Plane Contextual Ribbon tab. X  
SYSVARMONITOR Displays the System Variable Monitor dialog box. X X
New system variables Description AutoCAD AutoCAD LT
CMFADECOLOR Controls the amount of black blended on all attached coordination models. X  
CMFADEOPACITY Controls the amount of dimming through transparency for all attached coordination models. X  
DIMLAYER Specifies a default layer for new dimensions. X X
DIMPICKBOX Sets the object selection target height, in pixels within the DIM command. X X
DIMTXTRULER Controls the display of ruler when editing a dimension text. X X
EXPVALUE Specifies the exposure value to apply during rendering. X  
EXPWHITEBALANCE Specifies the Kelvin color temperature (white balance) value to apply during rendering. X  
GALLERYVIEW Controls the type of preview in the ribbon drop-down galleries. X X
IBLENVIRONMENT Enables image-based lighting and specifies the current image map. X  
LEGACYCODESEARCH Controls whether searching for executable files includes the current and drawing folders. X  
LINEFADING Controls whether line displays are faded when hardware acceleration is on and you have exceeded the line density limits. X X
LINEFADINGLEVEL When hardware acceleration is on, controls the intensity of the line fading effect. X X
POINTCLOUD2DVSDISPLAY Turns off or on the bounding box and text message when viewing a point cloud in the 2D Wireframe visual style. X  
POINTCLOUDEDGEDISPLAY Specifies the type of edge preview displayed in a point cloud. X  
RENDERENVSTATE Indicates whether the Render Environment & Exposure palette is open or closed. X  
RENDERLEVEL Specifies the number of iterations, or levels, the render engine performs to create the rendered image. X  
RENDERLIGHTCALC Controls the rendering accuracy of lights and materials. X  
RENDERTARGET Controls the duration to use for rendering. X  
RENDERTIME Specifies the number of minutes that the render engine uses to iteratively refine a rendered image. X  
REVCLOUDCREATEMODE Specifies the default input for creating revision clouds. X X
REVCLOUDGRIPS Controls the number of grips displayed on a revision cloud. X X
SECTIONOFFSETINC Sets the default increment value for the section object slice thickness control. X  
SECTIONTHICKNESSINC Sets the default increment value for section object offset control. X  
SELECTIONEFFECTCOLOR Sets the color of the glowing highlighting effect on object selection. X X
STARTINFOLDER Stores the drive and folder path from where the product was started. X X
SYSMON Specifies whether changes to system variables values are monitored. X X
WORKINGFOLDER Stores the drive and folder path of the operating system's working folder or current directory for the process, which can be of interest to developers. X X
XREFOVERRIDE Controls the display of object properties on referenced layers. X X