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Installing Probar 2D for AutoCAD®

Probar 2D is an add-in for AutoCAD® that turns it into a full-featured reinforced concrete detailing system. This guide explains how to install and activate Probar 2D.

Before you start…

The installer intelligently installs Probar 2D according to the version of AutoCAD® you have on your machine. Probar 2D runs on the latest three versions of AutoCAD®:

  • AutoCAD® 2021
  • AutoCAD® 2022
  • AutoCAD® 2023

Installation process…

During the installation process, make sure that you have full administrative rights on the computer. If not, the installation won’t be complete, and you will encounter problems with some of the functionalities.

Let’s get started…

  1. Download the installation file for Probar 2D
  2. Run the installation file
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  1. Select the options you want and click on ‘Next
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  1. Read the EULA and check the box ‘I accept‘, then click ‘Next
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  1. Specify the desired settings folder, then click ‘Next
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  1. Click ‘Next‘ to start the installer
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  1. Wait for the installation to complete
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  1. Select which version of AutoCAD® to run
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  1. Click ‘Finish‘ to complete the installation
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  1. Sign into the License Manager, select the Prodesk 2D license set, click Apply to start the session  
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  1. After the installation has completed, run AutoCAD® as administrator once
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  1. The Probar 2D tab should now appear in the AutoCAD® ribbon
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Note: If Probar 2D is not included in your license agreement, contact your local reseller to request a trial license.

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