I totally agree. A major PITA. Although it adds an additional 8-10 seconds
I have tried to find a way within AutoCAD to prevent eDrawings from loading
when it opens since I will never use it from AutoCAD. But I am not very
AutoCAD savvy and couldn't figure it out. So I have just been dealing with
I'm sure that if it can be done, somebody here will know how.
Search your AutoCad directory files for an "acad.rx" (probably in the
Edit the file to delete the line EDWAutoCAD2004.arx
Restart AutoCad. Now you won't get the splash screen. Of course,
Edrawings won't work either (the eDrawings menu will still be there, but
the Publish and Help won't work). To get eDrawings to work in a
session, go to Tools -> Load Application, and browse to the file
"EDWAutoCAD2004.arx" and reload it.
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