Display old style Dialog Box in AutoCAD 2018

To display a Dialog Box when using the Open, Save As and other commands:

  1. At the command prompt, enter FILEDIA.
  2. Enter for the value.

Source: Autodesk Knowledge Network

Enable Drawing Status Bar in AutoCAD

To enable the drawing status bar:

  1. Enter STATUSBAR at the command line.
  2. Adjust the variable to 2 to display both the application status bar and drawing status bar.

For More: Autodesk Knowledge Network

Select all objects in a layer – AutoCAD

It can be done using the ‘Quick Select’ option.


Learn it here in Autodesk Forum.

Remove KMPlayer Ads

Steps to Remove Ads Box from KMPlayer ALL Version:

Step-1: Open Notepad and create a text file as index.htm (not index.htm.txt).

Step-2: Open File Explorer and now move the index.htm file to C:\Program Files\KMPlayer\Logo\


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Change AutoCAD Default Shortcuts

The Keyboard Shortcuts in AutoCAD which are assigned by default need to be changed sometimes for personal favorite commands. For example, I needed to change the COPY command to ‘C’ and CIRCLE command to ‘CR’, as I use COPY very often and more than CIRCLE. For doing so,

From the ribbon, go to –
Tools > Customize > Edit Program Parameters (acad.pgp)

Now change the required shortcuts in the Wordpad.
If not activated, then close and restart AutoCAD and try again.

Learn More: AutoCAD Forum

Email Notifications On Windows 8 and 8.1

How to Turn Email Notifications On or Off for Mail App in Windows 8 and 8.1


Toast notifications in Windows 8 are balloon type notifications that appear as a themed bar in the upper right corner of your main display to allow a Store app to communicate with the user whether the user is in another app, on the Start screen, on the desktop, or on the lock screen.

This tutorial will show you how to turn email notifications on or off for specific accounts in your Mailapp in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.