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You should be notified in ARES Commander automatically, if you are connected to the Internet directly. At the lower left side of the ARES Commander desktop a balloon came up and informs you that an update is available. For the update notification featu...
Advanced firewall settings for the Network License Manager under Windows You should stop the Network License Manager (NLM) on the server again, close the service, and close the NLM. Then re-link the RLM.exe file under advanced firewall settings and inco...
ARES Commander has no 2D FLATTEN command, but it is already in our wish list. As workaround attached a LISP routine that can be used to move all entities to Z=0.0, if they are located in the world coordinate system. You have to save the LISP file somew...
If you have purchased an Annual Plan or Perpetual license then you can already activated it before the end of the trial period. You can select in the help menu the option "Activate..." and follow the activation process. Where you can find the "Activate....
I guess, you have entered your product key (length 27 characters) instead of the license key. Please have a look at the document below. http://download.graebert.com/Manuals/ARES_Commander_Activation/ARES_ActivationProcess.pdf [1] It describes the...
Um eine E-Mail-Aktivierung in ARES Commander 2015 (oder höher) zu erzwingen, muss man entweder sein Internetkabel kurzzeitig entfernen oder den Netzwerkadapter in der Systemsteuerung kurzzeitig vor dem Programmstart deaktivieren. Standardmäßig versucht da...
WINDOWS-BETRIEBSSYSTEME: Wenn Sie Anzeige Probleme mit ARES Commander haben, das gezeichnete Linien nicht angezeigt werden oder das Programmfenster flackert, wenn Sie den Mauszeiger darüber bewegen, dann versuchen Sie bitte zuerst Ihren Grafikkartentreib...
This is typical under Mac OS. If the same application is installed and the program/application name ends with number then the operating system asks, if the old version should be overwritten or the program name increased by 1. This leads for ARES Commander...
Below the reasonable startup parameters for users and OEMs. You can use parameters with slash '/' or minus '-'. Insensitive case checking. SWITCH         PARAMETER                              DESCRIPTION /B Macro/Script file name Executes a text comma...
_NOTE: Since ARES Commander 2015 we ship only 64-bit Linux versions! This article below is only valid for older versions._ As long as the native x64 version of ARES CE is not released, we do not support ARES CE on a 64 bit Linux. But mostly you can ge...
Please note that a FLEX license requires the installation of a license server on your network. You will later receive instructions for that. The license server will require to be installed under Microsoft Windows even if it can manage ARES Commander clien...
How to Change Back to the Light UI Style used in the previous versions of ARES Commander? Execute the OPTIONS command. Then move in the dialog to "System Options-->Display-->User Interface". Here you can enable the light UI style again. See also the att...
Customer Portal to Manage Licenses and Devices Please see also the video below: https://youtu.be/EtprV0uNOFk?list=PLStPIOsWm9vHutahX1AoMx5FjZ1c01Ae6 [https://youtu.be/EtprV0uNOFk?list=PLStPIOsWm9vHutahX1AoMx5FjZ1c01Ae6] -----------------------------...
Wie wechsle ich zum hellen Benutzeroberflächenstil der vorherigen ARES Commander Versionen zurück? Führen Sie den OPTIONEN-Befehl aus. Dann wechseln Sie in dem Dialog zu "_Systemoptionen-->Anzeige-->Benutzeroberflächentyp_". Hier kann der helle Benutzer...
After Downloading and Installing ARES Commander 2017 from Google chrome or Mozilla firefox, if you get the following error message "ARES COMMANDER 2017 " CAN'T BE OPENED BECAUSE IT IS FROM UNIDENTIFIED DEVELOPER" on start up of ARES Commander 2017 then yo...
Um die Original- oder Installationseinstellungen von ARES Commander wiederherzustellen, können Sie den folgenden Ordner für die Benutzereinstellungen umbenennen oder entfernen: Speicherort unter Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 und 10: C:Benutzer[Benutzername]Ap...
Sie müssen die Systemvariable GRIPMULTIFUNCTIONAL auf 1 setzen, damit das Griffmenü beim Wählen eines Griffes nicht mehr angezeigt wird. : GRIPMULTIFUNCTIONAL Standard: 3 Neuen Wert für GRIPMULTIFUNCTIONAL eingeben» 1 Oder im Optionen-Dialog die Opti...
ARES Commander has 4 possibilities to load an application file: In the order of loading: 1. Start.lsp (must be located in the /support-folder). The autoloaded start.lsp file was before ARES Commander 2015 SP2 named startup.lsp. Now it loads and defines ...
The open- and saveAs-dialogs can crash in the DWG preview generation, when the AutoCAD file ACSIGNCORE16.DLL is installed on the computer. This file is obsolete and it can be removed or renamed. The file can be found in the folder: _C:Program Files ...
Under Windows you can disable the Internet access of ARES Commander 2016 (and following versions) via the registry setting: e.g. for ARES Commander 2017 x86 and x64 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREGraebert GmbHARES Commander 2017internetaccess = 0 internetac...
Normally the Intel HD graphics (introduced with the Sandy Bridge CPUs) works fine with ARES Commander based products. However there seems to be an exception: The Intel HD 4000 graphics causes problems if the driver has version 9.x. Unacceptable performanc...
WINDOWS OS: If you have a display problems with the ARES Commander and drawn lines are not displayed or the application window flickers, when you move the cursor over it, then please try to update your graphic adapter driver to the latest version first....
Mac OS X Mountain Lion is supported since version Build No. 2012.8.060.
Yes, ARES Commander uses the multi-core processing for time critical operations like batch printing, opening, image handling, previews etc.
The ARES Commander 2013 Service Pack 1 (build no. 2013.2.28) setup under Windows 64-Bit has a problem with the registration of the preview DLL. A drawing preview is missing in the open dialog. We will fix this issue in the next service pack, below is a...
ARES Commander 2015 and earlier releases don't support El Capitan (Mac OS X 10.11). There is a known issue with the print dialog and the print options display. We are working on a solution for ARES Commander 2016, which will be released end of 2015.
(WORKS ONLY UNDER OS WINDOWS) The reason of this error can be the WiFi settings. The Mac address of the Ethernet network adapter sometimes always changes, when you disconnect from your network or restart your computer. To sort the problem we will try ch...
The error message 5040 means: Clock setback detected - License Manager has detected that the clock has been set back. This error 5040 will only happen on expiring and trial licenses, if the computer date is set to the past during the activation proces...
Sie sollten den Netzwerk License Manager (NLM) auf dem Server nochmal stoppen, den Service unregistern und den NLM schließen. Dann die RLM.exe-Datei nochmals unter erweiterten Firewall-Einstellungen und eingehenden Regeln neu verknüpfen wie in den Bildern...
This is not a bug. You have to select the existing dimension in Modelspace and set via the properties panel the desired annotative scale factor. You have to add the same annotative scale factor as set for your viewport window to the dimension entities. Se...
To export parts of the drawing or specific entities you can use the EXPORTDRAWING command.
The Graebert Customer Portal can be opened via: https://customer-portal.graebert.com/ [https://customer-portal.graebert.com/] Here you can add your purchased permission key of ARES Commander 2017 to your Graebert licensing account. You have to open Pr...
You can change the appearance of the pointer (also named crosshairs) in the graphics area via the OPTIONS command in the page "System Options" under Graphics AREA. See also the attached image Alternatively you can change the appearance of the pointer ...
You have to select in the pulldown menu Tools the entry Options.... Then choose in the Options dialog the icon "System Options" and expand the register "Display->Element Colors" . In the displayed list box you can select the entry "Model Background" and s...
NOTE: This change should be only made by experts. A wrong manipulation can break the profile.xml-file and the entire CAD application. The maximum number of displayed command lines in the command window can be changed only via editing the profile.xml. Th...
HOW TO FIND THE DRAWING FORMAT VERSION OF THE CURRENT OPEN DRAWING? You can check the system variable OPENFORMATVERSION (values below). Via DWGNAME you get the used file extension DXF or DWG. Values of the opened file format 4 FLX - FelixCAD 4 9 FLX - F...
The easiest way is that you temporarily disables your network adapter or disconnects your network cable. Then the email or offline activation comes up in ARES and you get the activation text with the host ID of your computer that we need for the activatio...
You don't have a hidden option in the properties panel to disable a frame of a viewport window, but you can put it on a different layer and switch off the layer separately.
To use a network license of ARES Commander you need an additional Graebert Network License Manager (NLM). This NLM can be run as separate program or as service and it administrates the network license(s). To get a download link to the current NLM ve...
1. Change the file extension via the Windows Explorer from .ds$ to .dwg 2. Open the file with the _RECOVER command to fix problems in the drawing database. NOTE: The AutoSave-Settings can be found over the Options dialog (Command _OPTIONS under Pull-do...
The user should create a new customization xml-file. This can be done via the pull-down menu Tools-->Customize Interface... (Command CUSTOMIZE). In this new customization the user can create new toolbars and save them in a separate XML customization...
First you have to move the ARES_Commander package under the Applications folder to the trash. To reset the previous state before the ARES Commander installation, you have to delete the folder /Users/_CURRENT USERNAME_/Library/Preferences/ARES Commander...
The ARES Commander 2017 license doesn't work directly with previous ARES Commander versions anymore. You have to install ARES Commander 2017 parallel on the same computer and check out the 2017 license key every month. E.g. You want to run also ARES Com...
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2012 SDK have to be installed for ARES Commander 2015 and the following versions separately. They can be downloaded from Microsoft directly under: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49...
HINWEIS: _Seit der ARES Commander 2015 Version steht eine 64-Bit Linux Version direkt zur Verfügung. Der folgende Artikel gilt nur noch für ältere 32-Bit ARES Linux Versionen._ (GETESTET AUF UBUNTU X64 10.04 UND 9.10) Verschiedene Probleme erschwer...
_NOTE: Since ARES Commander 2015 we ship only 64-bit Linux versions! This article below is only valid for older versions._ For Ubuntu x64 14.04 LTS The following steps $sudo bash After getting a #dpkg --add-architecture i386 && apt-get update #apt-...
The FLX file format of the programs FelixCAD and PowerCAD is only supported in the ARES Commander Windows version. Here it is still possible to import and export FLX files. The FLX format will be not maintained in the future and it already ended with v...
If you have activated a current license of ARES Commander, you can also use all previous product versions of ARES Commander with this activated license. E.g. A valid ARES Commander 2015 license will run together with ARES Commander 2014, ARES Commander ...
LICENSETOGO - HOW TO USE YOUR ARES LICENSE ON SEVERAL COMPUTERS LicenseToGo was first introduced in ARES Commander Edition 2014 SP2 and further enhanced in ARES Commander 2015. This feature allows you to work with the same license on other computers. It...
If non-continuous linetypes in paper space viewports display either as continuous or the spaces between line segments are too big then modify the PSLTSCALE system variable. Please switch to the opposite value (0 to 1 or 1 to 0) as currently set. Then proc...
We don't ship a manual for ARES Commander 2015. Please use our online-help in the application. Alternatively we sell for CAD beginners (an introduction in drawing 2D and 3D with ARES Commander). http://store.graebert.com/en/stores?page=shop.product_deta...
Mausgesten lassen sich über den Befehl GESTEN und den angezeigten Dialog deaktivieren.
Das Problem liegt an der anderen Benutzerverzeichnisstruktur von Windows 10. Sie müssten eigentlich mit ihrem Produktschlüssel Ihre Lizenz nochmal aktivieren können. Falls das nicht funktioniert, müssten Sie uns bitte Ihren Produktschlüssel an licensing@g...
The crash dump investigation can only point out the direction, where same problems could be in the source code. So it is very helpful for us, but in less than 10 percent of the reported cases we can find a problem by crash dump investigation. In the...
Yes, all customers, who upgrade to Windows 10, have to reactivate their Graebert-software-license, when the license is activated for the disksn as hostID (our default setting), because Windows 10 returns some disk serial numbers byte-swapped relative to t...
0) You need an Internet connection to use and activate a LicenseToGo. 1) A LicenseToGo can be used only after a successful activation of the main/base or parent license. 2) A LicenseToGo activation doesn't work in Trial Mode. 3) A LicenseToGo can be...
To restore the factory or installation settings of ARES Commander you can rename or remove the following user settings folder under: /home/[User name]/.config/ARES Commander Edition/ NOTE: The ARES Commander application should be closed during the proce...
To restore the factory or installation settings of ARES Commander you can rename or remove the following user settings folder under: Users[User name]LibraryPreferencesares-commander-edition Further you should delete the two com.graebert.ares-commander-e...
To restore the factory or installation settings of ARES Commander you can rename or remove the following user settings folder under: Location under Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10: c:Users[User name]AppDataRoamingARES Commander Edition For the 64-Bit V...
Over the Options... dialog under Profiles and the Reset-button you can also restore the factory settings of the user interface. The OPTIONS command can be typed at the command line, but it is also located in the pull-down menu Tools. IMPORTANT NOTE:...
Sorry for the problem. It occurred under Windows only with ARES Commander 2017 SP0 Build 17.0.1.1232. The issue was related to a security update from Microsoft, which was shipped at the 15th of December, 2016. The hot fix release is available now. You ca...
Mac OS X Mountain Lion wird ab der Version Build Nr. 2012.8.060 unterstützt.
When you purchase a license of ARES Commander, it includes a 12 months Graebert subscription. Graebert is publishing every year one major release and two or three intermediary service packs. If you have a valid subscription at this time, you will be entit...
Über den Optionen... Dialog unter Profile und die Zurücksetzen-Schaltfläche können die ursprunglichen Desktop Einstellungen wieder hergestellt werden. Den OPTIONEN-Befehl kann man über die Befehlszeile eintippen oder als dem Pulldown-Menü Extras aufruf...
Das FLX-Dateiformate der FelixCAD und PowerCAD Programme werden in ARES Commander nur in der Windows Version unterstützt. Das FLX-Format wird allerdings auch nicht mehr weitergepflegt und endete bereits mit der Version FLX 7. Unter Mac OS und unter ...
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