Locate Data Link Files

Beginning with AutoCAD 2004, the default location of your data link files has changed. For information about the default location of these files, see Locate Customized Files.

NoteIn some operating systems, the folders that are located under your profile are hidden by default. To display these files, you may need to change your display settings. On the Start menu, click Control Panel Folder Options. In the Folder Options dialog box, on the View tab, click Show Hidden Files and Folders.

To locate your data link files

  1. Click Start menu (Windows) All Programs (or Programs) Autodesk AutoCAD 2008 AutoCAD 2008.
  2. Click Tools menu Options.
  3. In the Options dialog box, Files tab, click the plus sign (+) to the left of Data Sources Location.
  4. Under Data Sources Location, click the path name to view the location of your data link files.
    NoteThe changes you make do not take effect until you restart the program.