Error: no function definition: ACET-STR-FORMAT

Issue:

When starting AutoCAD® software or an AutoCAD-based product, the following error message is displayed on the command line:

Error: no function definition: ACET-STR-FORMAT

Solution:

Solution

This error is linked to an unsuccessful installation of AutoCAD® Express Tools software.

To resolve the problem, use the following procedure to reinstall AutoCAD Express Tools:

  1. In Windows Control Panel, open Add/Remove Programs and remove Express Tools.
  2. In the AutoCAD root installation folder, delete the Express Tools subfolder.
  3. Remove Express Tools from the Recycle folder.
  4. Reboot the computer and reinstall AutoCAD Express Tools.

It is also helpful to shut down or disable other programs (especially virus scanners) during the installation.

Products:

AutoCAD;AutoCAD LT

Versions:

2000;2002;2004;2005;2006;2007

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