You can set two sets of options in AutoCAD Map 3D: AutoCAD options and AutoCAD Map 3D options.

AutoCAD options affect your map in some ways. For example, you can change the background color for maps using these options.

AutoCAD Map 3D options are all specific to mapping.

To change AutoCAD options

  1. Click to see the application menu.

    The application menu remains displayed until you select a command or click somewhere else.

  2. Click Options (at the bottom of the menu).
  3. Change any options you like. For example, to change the background color of all future maps, change the following option:
    • Click the Display tab.
    • Click Colors.

      Under Context, 2D Model Space should be selected. Under Interface Element, Uniform Background should be selected.

    • Change the value for Color.

      Select any color.

    • Click Apply & Close.

To change AutoCAD Map 3D options

  1. Click Map Setup tabMap panelangle-arrow. At the Command prompt, enter mapoptions.
  2. Click a tab.
  3. Modify options.
  4. Click OK to save the settings.
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