Asian Character Command Line Input Hotfix

This hotfix repairs a problem that causes Asian characters not to be entered in the command line window in AutoCAD LT® 2011 product.


Description of Problem

Asian characters are not getting entered to the command line window if Asian IME is used.


Affected Products

NOTE: Do not install this hotfix on AutoCAD® 2011 based products. These products have different versions of this hotfix.


Installation Instructions

To install Asian Character Command Line Input Hotfix

NOTE: You must have administrative privileges on your Microsoft Windows operating system to complete the installation process.

  1. Close all software applications.
  2. Find the product installation folder; for example, C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD LT 2011.
  3. In this folder, right-click the acadlt.exe file and select Properties.
  4. Click the Version tab and confirm the file version. If the file version is 24.1.49.0, then proceed with this installation.
  5. In the product installation folder, right-click the acadlt.exe file and rename it acadlt.exe.old.
  6. Based on the version of your product, double-click asian_character_acadlt_hotfix_32bit.zip or asian_character_acadlt_hotfix_64bit.zip and extract the acadlt.exe file to the product installation folder, for example, C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD LT 2011.
  7. Right-click the new acadlt.exe file and select Properties. Click the Version tab and confirm that this file is version 24.1.49.4.

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