Readme for the Autodesk Map® 3D 2005 Service Pack 2


Autodesk Map® 3D 2005 Service Pack 2

In a continuing effort to provide high-quality products, Autodesk has released Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Service Pack 2, which includes fixes or addresses issues for Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Service Pack 1 and Autodesk Map 3D 2005.

This Readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this service pack. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the service pack to your product. For your reference, you should save this Readme to your hard drive or print a copy.

Who Should Install the Service Pack?

Service Pack 2 is for Autodesk Map 3D 2005, locked and unlocked, and running on all supported operating systems. There is a Service Pack for each language.

Locked and Unlocked Service Packs

If you download the service pack using the Live Update feature in Communication Center, the service pack version that you need is automatically identified. Separate patches are needed for locked and unlocked versions as well as different language versions.

If you decide to download the service pack manually, use the following steps to determine which service pack to download:

Start Autodesk Map 3D 2005, click Help > About Autodesk Map, and then click Product Information. The License Type field displays the version you need, either Standalone - Unlocked or Standalone - Locked.

For Network deployments of this Service Pack, see your system administrator.

General Information

It is recommended that you back up all custom MNU, MNS, MNR, MNL, and MNC files before installing the service pack.

During the installation of this service pack, you will be prompted for the original installation CD or network image. Administrative permissions are required to install and uninstall products in order to successfully apply service packs.

Once this service pack is applied, you cannot run an automatic uninstall to remove the service pack. Uninstall the product and reinstall to undo the service pack changes.

The service pack may also be deployed by Administrators over the network using the Network Installation wizard.

Highlights of Service Pack 2

The following is a list of commands and features affected by this service pack:

  • COGO Points
  • Topology
  • DWG Properties
  • Entity and Grip Selection
  • Save Back command
  • Database Link Templates
  • Plotting and Printing
  • Exporting to DWF
  • Coordinate System Definitions
  • Surfaces

Deriving Custom Elements and Styles for Display Manager

Deriving custom elements and styles for Display Manager is not supported. Do not derive custom classes from AcMapDMElement, AcMapDMStyle, or any of their subclasses.

Summary of Primary Issues Resolved for Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Service Pack 2

  • Use multiple points to create secondary polylines.
  • Create a topology using Import Old Theme.
  • Use MOVE command while selecting entities.
  • Engineering Units used in Autodesk Map 2004 DWG retained in Autodesk Map 3D 2005.
  • Quick select properties restored.
  • SAVEBACK command function restored.
  • Key check boxes in the Define Link Template dialog box available.
  • Geometry is retained during Save Back after coordinate conversion
  • Plotting and printing to HP DesignJet105x printer restored
  • Object data on blocks when exported to DWF is retained
  • Grip selection available while using multiple files and the most recently used list from the file menu
  • Coordinate definition files are installed to completion
  • Memory leak during entity selection removed
  • Deleting surfaces function restored

Files Patched by Service Pack 2 for Autodesk Map 3D 2005

Depending on the product and the type of installation, this service pack updates the following files for Autodesk Map 3D 2005.

Installation Folder
  • acadbtn.xmx
  • acadmap.arx
  • acadmapresource.dll
  • acadmaps.cfg
  • accmdtarget.dll
  • accmdtargetresource.dll
  • acmap.dll
  • acmapannotui.arx
  • acmapannotuires.dll
  • acmapcleanres.dll
  • acmapcoordsys.dbx
  • acmapcoordsysresource.dll
  • acmapdisplaymanagement.arx
  • acmapdisplaymanagementres.dll
  • acmapdmregint.dbx
  • acmapdmregintutils.dbx
  • acmapdmutils.dbx
  • acmapdwfapi.arx
  • acmapdwfapiresource.dll
  • acmapdwfui.arx
  • acmapdwfuiresource.dll
  • acmapfdo.arx
  • acmapfdoapi.arx
  • acmapfdobase.dll
  • acmapfdobaseresource.dll
  • acmapfdoresource.dll
  • acmapfdoui.arx
  • acmapfdouiresource.dll
  • acmapimpexp.arx
  • acmapimpexpui.arx
  • acmapimpexpuiresource.dll
  • acmapobjclasspwapi.arx
  • acmapobjclasspwapiresource.dll
  • acmapobjclassui.arx
  • acmapobjclassuiresource.dll
  • acmaporcl.arx
  • acmaporclapi.arx
  • acmaporclbase.dll
  • acmaporclbaseresource.dll
  • acmaporclresource.dll
  • acmaporclui.arx
  • acmaporcluiresource.dll
  • acmappropman.arx
  • acmappropmanresource.dll
  • acmaprastex70.arx
  • acmaprastexres70.dll
  • acmaptopoeng.dll
  • acmapworkspace.arx
  • acmpolygonui.arx
  • acmpolygonuires.dll
  • ade.arx
  • admaperrman.dll
  • admaporcl.arx
  • admaporclapi.arx
  • admaporclbase.dll
  • admaporclbaseresource.dll
  • admaporclresource.dll
  • admaporclui.arx
  • admaporcluiresource.dll
  • aeccuiland15.arx
  • amvbapi.dll
  • amvbapi.tlb
  • arcio.dll
  • dgnio.dll
  • diagengine.dll
  • diagengineps.dll
  • exprbuilderres.dll
  • exprbuilderui.dll
  • ird.arx
  • mapdlgextension.dll
  • mapiarx.arx
  • mapresource.dll
  • mapvdb.dll
  • mapvdbres.dll
  • mgpsdfexportimport.dll
  • mgpsdfie.arx
  • mgpsdfieresource.dll
  • mifio.dll
  • od2ase.arx
  • shareddialog.dll
  • shpio.dll
Autodesk Shared Folder
  • aeccland15.dbx
  • aeccsubentsel15.arx
  • aeccvbase15.dbx
  • axui20.arx
  • axui20enu.dll

Summary of Primary Issues Resolved for AutoCAD 2005

Actions That No Longer Generate Fatal Errors

  • Closing a sheet without saving it after adding a view and saving the resource drawing.
  • Exiting the program with the Customize dialog box open.
  • Using SHADEMODE with XCLIP on and textures enabled.
  • Switching to model space viewport with UCSFOLLOW set to 1.
  • Navigating to certain DWF™ files in Windows Explorer.
  • Using HYPERLINK in certain drawings with the application window minimized.
General Issues
  • A layer filter can now have a name that starts with an accented character.
  • In the Options dialog box, Profiles tab, clicking Add to List no longer incorrectly removes backslashes in a UNC path.
  • In DWF files, hyperlink fields with SHX fonts no longer fail.
  • A hatch no longer bleeds when you change the hatch type.
  • Using the PEDIT Spline option with a 3D polyline no longer generates an error when you use AUDIT or RECOVER.
  • A problem that caused the program to sometimes lock up during startup after menu or toolbar changes has been fixed.
  • An issue that caused the screen menu to collapse under certain circumstances has been fixed.
  • Edges on Architectural Desktop objects and other custom objects are now displayed correctly when SHADEMODE is set to Gouraud or Flat shading with edges on.
  • The message “Unable to find the asmm80enures.dll” is no longer displayed when modeler dlls are being loaded on computers with mixed language environment.
Block Issues
  • Changing properties of block attributes in BATTMAN no longer makes unwanted changes to color.
  • Blocks with similar names are now displayed correctly in the QSELECT list.
  • Property fields in a block attribute now resolve correctly after INSERT.
  • Block attribute text that contains fields now mirrors correctly.
  • The Save Changes prompt is now correctly displayed after you use the Write Block dialog box.
Dimension Issues
  • Child dimension styles are sorted correctly in the Dimension Styles Manager.
  • Issues with directions and positions of arrowheads and text have been fixed.
Plotting Issues
  • The “Command still active” message is no longer displayed when you try to close a drawing after you have canceled a PLOT command that was started with a maximized viewport active.
  • The CALCOMP8.HDI driver, which plotted only to file, now plots normally.
  • HIDEPRECISION can now be set for background plots.
Performance Issues
  • The Layer dialog box and the Plot dialog box now open faster.
  • Performance is improved for use of ETRANSMIT for part of a large sheet set.
  • A slowing of performance when multiple users are editing a sheet set at the same time has been improved.
  • A problem that caused the program to use 99% of the system resources if you are using VBA applications and have the View toolbar open has been resolved.
Text Issues
  • Switching from one text style with a Big Font to another no longer causes the SHX font to change unexpectedly.
  • Typing over selected multiline text in the text editor no longer applies the color of the selected text to the new text.
  • Misalignment issues with Japanese text have been resolved.
  • Issues with inappropriate display of Czech, Latvian, and other language characters have been resolved.
VBA Issues
  • Side-by-side installation of AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD 2005 no longer causes errors in VBA scripts.
  • A REVCLOUD conflict with VBAIDE has been resolved.
Xref Issues
  • Certain xrefs whose relative paths did not resolve now resolve correctly.
  • Relative paths for certain xrefs no longer change when xrefs are loaded.

Files Patched by this Service Pack for AutoCAD 2005

Depending on the product and the type of installation, this service pack updates the following files for Autodesk Map 3D 2005.

Installation Folder

  • acad.exe (aclt.exe for AutoCAD LT)
  • AcBGPlot.arx
  • AcBlock.arx
  • acdbmgd.dll
  • AcDcFrame.arx
  • acdim.arx
  • AcDorder.arx
  • acEplotX.arx
  • AcETransmitUi.arx
  • AcField.arx (AutoCAD only)
  • acgs.dll
  • AcLayer.dll
  • acmgd.dll
  • acmted.arx
  • acmted2.arx
  • acopm.arx
  • AcPEXCtl.arx
  • AcPlotGui.arx
  • AcPublish.arx
  • AcRevcloud.arx
  • AcSmNav.arx (AutoCAD only)
  • AcSmWizard.arx (AutoCAD only)
  • AcStd.arx (AutoCAD only)
  • AcVBA.arx (AutoCAD only)
  • adlmdll.dll
  • adui16.dll
  • Appload.arx (AutoCAD only)
  • Battman.arx (AutoCAD only)
  • dswhip.dll
  • heidi8.dll
  • psizewiz.dll
  • scree.dll (AutoCAD LT only)
  • acad.exe.config (aclt.exe.config for AutoCAD LT)

DRV Folder

  • dwfplot8.hdi
  • szb8.hdi
  • wopengl8.hdi (AutoCAD only)

Autodesk Shared Folder

  • acdb16.dll
  • AcGe16.dll
  • AcSmComponents16.dll (AutoCAD only)
  • ad16asm80.dll
  • atlst16.dll
  • iepictrd80.dll
  • modlr16.dll (AutoCAD only)

Autodesk Shared Thumbnail Folder

  • AcDwfThmb16.dll
  • AcDwfThmbPrxy16.dll

Windows Command Line Switches

The command line switches supported by this service pack are as follows:

  • /e - Extracts the Autodesk Map MSP file from the service pack executable.
  • /p - Extracts a patch list from the service pack executable.
  • /q - Suppresses the completion message after the service pack is applied. This is useful if you use a script or batch file to apply the service pack to multiple computers.

Instructions about how to use the /e, and /p command line switches are included in the procedures that follow.

Apply this Service Pack Through Your Local Network Using a Patch List

Use this procedure if you want to use Communication Center to apply this service pack through your local network.

To apply this service pack through Communication Center using local patch list functionality

  1. Insert Autodesk Map 3D 2005 CD 1 and follow the prompts.

  2. From the Autodesk Product Support website, download SP2_T066_SWL.exe and <Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Service Pack 2 Readme>.htm to a local server.

    NOTE: Make sure that all users who need to apply the service pack have access to this server.

  3. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run. Enter the following information, and then click OK:

    \\<local server name>_<patch name> /p <patch list location name>\<patch list name>

    For example:

    SP2_T066_SWL.exe /p c:\patchlist.txt

    The contents of the patch list file are similar to the following:

    *****
    ProductCode={5783F2D7-0302-0409-0002-0060B0CE6BBA}
    ProductVersionCandidate=8.0.059.0
    PatchTitle=Autodesk Map 2005 3D Service Pack 2 SWL
    PatchGUID={612685A0-54E7-4CF7-8B97-48ACD18B5351}
    PatchFileLocation=\\\\your_server_name\\your_share_name\\subfolders\\patch_name.exe or ftp://your_server_name/your_share_name/your_path/patch_name.exe
    PatchSize=4534272
    PatchDesc=This Service Pack updates Autodesk Map 3D 2005 SWL
    PatchDescLocation=\\\\your_server_name\\your_share_name\\subfolders\\readme_name.html or ftp://your_server_name/your_share_name/your_path/readme_name.html

    NOTE: If a patch list file already exists in this location, the new patch list information is added to the end of that file. The original file is not overwritten.

  4. Open the patch list file. If there is more than one patch list, the lists are separated by asterisks (*****).
  5. Change the PatchFileLocation to one of the following:

    • If you want to make the service pack available from a file server, enter:
      PatchFileLocation=\\\\<your_server_name>\\<your_share_name>\\<subfolders> \\<patch_name>.exe

    • If you want to make the service pack available from an FTP server, enter:
      ftp://<your_server_name>/<your_share_name>/<your_path> /<patch_name>.exe


  6. Change the PatchDescLocation to one of the following:

    • If you want to make the Readme available from a file server, enter:
      PatchDescLocation=\\\\<your_server_name>\\<your_share_name>\\<subfolders> \\<readme_name>.html

    • If you want to make the Readme available from an FTP server, enter:
      ftp:////<your_server_name>//<your_share_name>//<your_path> //<readme_name>.html


  7. Save and close the patch list file.
  8. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run. Enter the following:

    <your_CD-ROM drive:>\CDROM:\BIN\ACADFeui\Support\CADManagerControl

  9. Double-click CMControl.exe.
  10. In the CAD Manager utility, in the product list, select Autodesk Map 3D 2005, and then click OK.
  11. In the CAD Manager utility, on the Communication Center tab, do the following:

    • In the Live Update Configuration list, select Enable Using Local Patch List.
    • In the Local Patch List Location box, enter the same local patch list location that you entered in step 2.
    • Click Apply to save these settings to your own system.

  12. At the bottom of the CAD Manager utility, in the drop-down list, select Create .reg Registry File. Then click OK.
  13. In the Save As dialog box, save the file to your system. Make note of this location.

The registry file is now ready to be made available to users.

NOTE: You must execute the service pack on each workstation that is running Autodesk Map 3D 2005.

Apply this Service Pack to Autodesk Map 3D 2005

The following two methods of distributing Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Service Pack 2 apply only to administrative images created with the Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Network Installation wizard. After you complete these procedures, any new deployments of Autodesk Map 3D 2005 will have the service pack applied to them automatically.

NOTE: In both of the following procedures, the patch (service pack) file that you download contains an MSP (Microsoft Patch) file. You must extract that file from the executable file. To extract the MSP file from the executable, use the /e ("extract") switch.

To add Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Service Pack 2 to a new Autodesk Map 3D 2005

  1. From the Autodesk Product Support website, download <SP2_T066_SWL.exe to your local computer.
  2. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run and enter <local drive:>\<patch name> /e <local drive:>\<patch name.msp> . Then click OK.
  3. On the computer where you installed the Network Installation wizard, on the Start menu (Windows), click Autodesk > Network Installation Wizard.
  4. In the Network Installation wizard, on the Welcome page, select Create An Administrative Image, and then click Next.
  5. On the Create Administrative Image page, in the Select Autodesk Installer (MSI) File box, enter the path to acad.msi, the MSI file you use as the basis for your administrative image. This file is found on your product CD-ROM, in CDROM:\BIN\ACADFeui.
  6. In the Administrative Image Location box, enter an existing shared network location where you want to create an administrative image, or click Browse to navigate to a location. Users install Autodesk Map from this location.
  7. Select the Apply A Patch (Service Pack) To This Image option.
  8. In the Select Patch box, enter the path to the patch location (the location you entered in step 2, including the extension .msp). You can also Browse to locate the MSP file.
  9. Click Next, and follow the instructions in the Network Installation wizard to complete the deployment of this service pack.

To apply Autodesk Map 3D 2005 Service Pack 2 to an existing Autodesk Map 3D 2005

  1. From the Autodesk Product Support website, download <SP2_T066_SWL.exe to your local computer.
  2. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run and enter <local drive:>\<patch name> /e <local drive:>\<patch name.msp> . Then click OK.
  3. On the computer where you installed the Network Installation wizard, on the Start menu (Windows), click Autodesk > Network Installation Wizard.
  4. In the Network Installation wizard, on the Welcome page, select Modify An Administrative Image, and then click Next.
  5. On the Modify Administrative Image page, in the Select An MSI File box, select an existing Autodesk installer file (MSI) from an existing shared network location that contains the administrative image you want to modify. Users install AutoCAD from this location.
  6. Select the Apply A Patch (Service Pack) To This Image option.
  7. In the Select Patch box, enter the path to the patch location (the location you entered in step 2, including the extension .msp). You can also Browse to locate the MSP file.
  8. Click Next, and follow the instructions in the Network Installation wizard to complete the deployment of this service pack.

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