AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 for Mac Service Pack 3 Readme

Thank you for downloading AutoCAD® 2013 for Mac® Service Pack 3 and AutoCAD LT® 2013 for Mac Service Pack 3

This update resolves compatibility issues on the new Mac OS X Mavericks, as well as the issues that have been reported while using the software on the latest versions of Mac OS X Yosemite. It also resolves problems reported by the Customer Error Reporting (CER) utility and other general problems identified after AutoCAD 2013 for Mac Service Pack 2 was made available.

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Problems Reported with the Customer Error Reporting Utility

As a result of detailed information from customers who used the Customer Error Reporting (CER) utility, a number of problems were identified and fixed. Updates have been made to the following features:

Startup

Drafting

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General Service Pack Updates

The following general changes and improvements have been made:

Plot

Yosemite

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Apply This Service Pack

This update can be patched on AutoCAD 2013 for Mac SP2. Follow these instructions to install this Service Pack.

  1. Close all applications before you begin to install the update.
  2. Double-click AutoCAD2013SP3.dmg to mount the volume.
  3. Double-click AutoCAD2013SP3.pkg in the new mounted volume to run the installer.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. Launch AutoCAD for Mac after the installation has completed.
  6. At the command prompt, type _vernum and press Enter to verify the update was installed successfully. The version number should be "G.55.M.305".

Note: Service Pack 2 is required prior to patch this Service Pack 3.

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Uninstall This Service Pack

This update replaces files from the original installation of AutoCAD for Mac and cannot be uninstalled separately.

To uninstall this update, do the following:

  1. Close AutoCAD for Mac.
  2. In Finder, navigate to Applications > Autodesk > AutoCAD 2013 and double-click Remove AutoCAD.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Reinstall AutoCAD for Mac from the original product media or download.

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Apply This Service Pack

This update can be patched directly on AutoCAD LT 2013 for Mac SP2 standalone version(not applicable for the LT downloaded from Mac App Store). Follow these instructions to install this Service Pack.

  1. Close all applications before you begin to install the update.
  2. Double-click AutoCADLT2013SP3.dmg to mount the volume.
  3. Double-click AutoCADLT2013SP3.pkg in the new mounted volume to run the installer.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. Launch AutoCAD LT for Mac after the installation has completed.
  6. At the command prompt, type _vernum and press Enter to verify the update was installed. The version number should be "G.55.M.305".

Note: Service Pack 2 is required prior to patch this Service Pack 3.

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Uninstall This Service Pack

To uninstall this update, do the following:

  1. Close AutoCAD LT for Mac.
  2. In Finder, navigate to Applications > Autodesk > AutoCAD LT 2013 and double-click Remove AutoCAD LT.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Reinstall AutoCAD LT for Mac from the original product media or download.

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Thank You

We want to express our appreciation to all our customers who identified these issues and reported them to us. Their reports gave us the opportunity to improve the product and to provide you with the best solution in general design and drafting. We also thank you for your continued business, and for your feedback regarding this release.

Respectfully,

Autodesk AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Product Team

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