Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD® 2012 for Mac® is now available for download at the following link:
This update resolves compatibility issues that have been reported while using the software on the latest versions of Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) and Mac OS X Lion. It also resolves problems reported by the Customer Error Reporting (CER) utility and other general problems identified after AutoCAD 2012 for Mac was made available.
General changes and improvements have been made to the following features:
- The program is no longer unstable after inserting a block with attributes using AutoLISP.
- The mouse pointer cursor icon no longer disappears after closing a drawing.
- Shortcut keys now work correctly while a command is active.
- The Enter key adjacent to the Number Pad now works the same as the Return key.
- On Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the mouse pointer cursor icon no longer shakes when swiping with two fingers on trackpad to execute the pan operation.
- The program is no longer unstable after creating a hatch object with the Hatch and Gradient dialog box.
- The program is no longer unstable after creating a hatch object using one of the Hatch or Gradient visors.
- Patterns can be applied correctly when creating Gradient fills.
- Drawings now save correctly to folders containing a # (pound) character in its name.
- Publish now correctly imports more than one sheet.
- Saving a drawing to a new file name no longer causes problems when being added to the Publish dialog box.
- The program is no longer unstable after clearing the X or Y offset values in the Offset for Printable Area of the Page Setup dialog box.
- The program is no longer unstable after rotating a viewport.
As always, check out the accompanying Readme PDF for more details and installation instructions.
On a side note, notice the use of the phrase "Service Pack" instead of "Update". Personally, I hope this becomes a trend across all products as the term "Update" has been a source of customer confusion since we started using it in the 2009 releases.