AutoCAD 2015: the year Autodesk removed our beloved AutoCAD Classic Workspace. Many of us moved forward to adopt the Ribbon, grudgingly. Others chose to “stay behind” and continued to work in older AutoCAD versions. Just last week a customer asked “how can I get the classic workspace back?” While I recommend migrating to the newer versions with the ribbon (Autodesk is not going to bring it back), here is the process to bring AutoCAD Classic back to your screen as you transition.
If you work with large projects in AutoCAD Electrical, you probably are aware that an edit to one drawing in your project may take a while to complete. AutoCAD Electrical will search the project looking for references to that particular edit. For example, if you edit a pushbutton on a schematic, AutoCAD Electrical will search the project for a panel that contains that pushbutton so that the panel can be updated to match the schematic. If you make many edits in one day’s timeframe on a large project you will be waiting for Electrical to catch up with all of the references.