AutoCAD has Multiple Save Options. However we can also save AutoCAD files in different format such as Saving in JPG Format , Saving a Drawing in Read Only Format. In this tutorial we will see how to Specify the path to a directory for all automatic save files for the current session.
How to Change AutoCAD Save File Location
In AutoCAD the default AutoCAD Save File Path for a current session is C:UsersAdministratorappdatalocaltemp” However, in case you want to change the default Save File Location to a different folder the procedure is simple.
- In the GUI with DYN ON or in the Command Prompt type SAVEFILEPATH ( which is a system variable ).
- Now Type the new Save Location ( see image below )
Now you can type the new location and proceed with your drawing and the current session of your drawing will be saved in the new location you input.
Command Prompt Entry
Enter new value for SAVEFILEPATH, or . for none <“C:UsersSunith Babuappdatalocaltemp”>: c:1