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In AutoCAD 2012, we have enhancements in array tool. However, Autodesk decided to remove the array dialog box, and let us control array using command line (or dynamic input) and contextual ribbon tab. Many users don’t like it.
Users win. Autodesk decided to resurrect the dialog box!
This dialog is exactly the same with in previous releases. So if you choose to use it, you won’t be able to create associative array. And there is no path array option.
Service pack download links
The dialog box in included in AutoCAD 2012 (and LT 2012) service pack 1. Here are the links:
It’s a good thing to keep your AutoCAD updated with service packs. And you have one more reason in this release.
Loading AutoCAD 2012 array dialog box
To use the dialog box, you need to type it on command line: ARRAYCLASSIC.
I’m happy that Autodesk decided to bring it back. How about you?