FDO Layer 3D Display Hotfix

Thank you for downloading the FDO Layer 3D Display Hotfix.

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this hotfix. We recommend that you read this entire document before you apply the hotfix to your product. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.

Issues Resolved by This Hotfix

This hotfix corrects the following issue:

When you switch to a 3D view, certain FDO based Display Manager layers fail to display. This issue only occurs if you have AutoCAD Map 3D 2009 Update 1 installed.

Products Repaired by This Hotfix

Installation Instructions

To install the FDO Layer 3D Display Hotfix

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

  1. Download and extract the Hotfix files to a folder on your local drive.
  2. Navigate to the product installation folder (for example, C:\Program Files\AutoCAD Map 3D 2009) and locate the AcMapFeatureEntity.arx file.
  3. Click the Version tab and confirm the file version.
    • If the file is version, then proceed with this installation.
    • If the file is version or higher, then this hotfix has already been applied.
  4. In the product installation folder, right-click the AcMapFeatureEntity.arx file and rename it AcMapFeatureEntity.bak.
  5. Navigate to the folder where you extracted the Hotfix files.
  6. Copy the AcMapFeatureEntity.arx to your product installation folder.
  7. Right-click the new AcMapFeatureEntity.arx file and click Properties. Click the Version tab and confirm that the file version is

To remove the FDO Layer 3D Display Hotfix

  1. Delete the new AcMapFeatureEntity.arx that you copied to the product installation folder.
  2. In the product installation folder, right-click the AcMapFeatureEntity.bak file and rename it AcMapFeatureEntity.arx.

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