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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
    CMATTACH

    COORDINATIONMODELATTACH

    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