When an AutoCAD vertical is installed, you may find the vanilla workspaces absent. Use the Customized User Interface (CUI) to transfer the Workspace from AutoCAD to the Vertical.
Workspaces are like the driver settings for a modern car, where each user can adjust the controls to their liking by pressing a button. The interface indexes its settings to the preferences of the user. Every time one needs certain ‘personality’ from the vehicle, just press the button. This ease of use puts a smile on the driver’s face. And AutoCAD is like car pimped by Exhibit, once can customize it like nothing else. The C-class Mercedes as opposed to the F1 car…
Open AutoCAD Vanilla, then make the commands available by opening a new file. This is the typical behavior of AutoCAD (a file must be opened before all commands are live). Initiate the CUI.
Save the file.
Open one of the AutoCAD Verticals: in this case, AutoCAD Civil 3D. As can be seen, in this case, the workspaces are already contained in the interface.
In the case they are not present, load the customization file from the CUI dialog:
Now drag the workspaces across to the Main Customization File.
If those with the same name exists, either rename yours or replace the existing workspaces with yours.
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