AutoCAD 2012 for Mac Service Pack 2 Ready for Downloading

I am glad to inform you that Service Pack 2 for AutoCAD® 2012 for Mac® is now available for download here – AutoCAD 2012 for Mac Service Pack 2.

This update resolves compatibility issues that have been reported while using the software on the latest versions of Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) and Mac OS X Lion. It also resolves problems reported by the Customer Error Reporting (CER) utility and other general problems identified after AutoCAD 2012 Service Pack 1 was made available.

General changes and improvements have been made to the following features:
Array
■    Associative arrays now correctly round-trip between the Windows and Mac OS releases.
■    The program is no longer unstable when attaching an xref to an associative array.
Attributes
■    The Attribute visor now displays correctly after being launched two or more times.
Blocks
■    The program is no longer unstable when inserting blocks with multiple attributes.
Customization
■    The program is no longer unstable after using the Customize dialog box.
Dimensions
■    The program is no longer unstable when modifying a dimension that has a cyclic dependency.
Document Window
■    The program is no longer unstable when switching between open drawings. Dynamic Input/Input
■    The program is no longer unstable when using dynamic input. ■    The program is no longer unstable after enter a value at the Command
prompt.
External References
■    The program is no longer unstable after clicking a missing xref in the Reference Manager.
Hatch
■    The program is no longer unstable after creating a hatch object with the Hatch and Gradient dialog box.

Install
■    Installer now displays the correct message when the latest service pack is already installed.
Layers
■    The program is no longer unstable after renaming a layer.
■    The program is no longer unstable after setting a layer current.
■    The program is no longer unstable when updating layer information while switching drawings.
■    The program is no longer unstable when sorting layers in the Layers palette.
Layouts
■    The program is no longer unstable when switching between model and paper space from the status bar.
■    The program is no longer unstable after creating a new layout.
Multileader
■    The Multileader visor no longer remains displayed after being shown multiple times.
Open/Save
■    The program is no longer unstable when opening a drawing file.
■    The program is no longer unstable after opening an invalid file.
■    Double-clicking a drawing file in Finder now correctly opens the program and drawing file.
Options
■    When support file search paths are missing, the dialog box to select a path now displays correctly.
Other
■    Several general situations that caused the program to be unstable have been addressed.
■    The program is no longer unstable when spell checking annotation in a drawing.
Plot
■    The program is no longer unstable after clearing the DPI value in the 3D Viewports section of the Page Setup dialog box.

■    The program is no longer unstable after clearing the custom scale values in the Scale section of the Plot dialog box.
■    The program is no longer unstable when using a comma as a decimal separator for numbers.
■    Plots are now correctly centered when both Fit to Page and Center on Page are checked.
■    When resaving a named plot style (STB) file, the file no longer becomes corrupt.
■    Object’s plot style value can now be changed with the Properties Inspector when using named plot styles.
■    Plot styles now work correctly with AutoCAD WS.
Spline
■    The program is no longer unstable after selecting a spline object that was the result of joining more than one spline together.
Startup
■    On Mac OS X Lion, the program now launches correctly after a crash.
■    The program now checks for the required folder and file level permissions. If the permissions are incorrect, you can open a Knowledge Base article to help correct the problem.
Text Styles
■    Quickly closing the Text Style dialog box no longer causes the program to become unstable.
■    Fixed issues related to text fonts.
Undo/Redo
■    Lineweight is no longer automatically turned off when doing an undo with zoom.
Zoom/Pan/Orbit
■    The program is no longer unstable when zooming, panning, or orbiting.

Before applying SP 2 launch AutoCAD for Mac and verify Service Pack 1 is installed.
At the command prompt, type _vernum and press Enter to verify the update was installed. The version number should be “F051.M.106”.
If it is not installed, download AutoCAD for Mac Service Pack 1 and install it before installing Service Pack 2.

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One Response to “AutoCAD 2012 for Mac Service Pack 2 Ready for Downloading”

  1. thanks man!

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