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Install Land F/X for AutoCAD: Student or Faculty

Step 1: Prerequisites

You will need the following information to use the Academic version of Land F/X:

Land F/X Support ID*

You should have received your Support ID in an email to your school email address (.edu). If you have not filled out our Academic Request Form, please do so now to have your Support ID emailed to you.

A compatible version of AutoCAD (full or student version).

Land F/X is compatible with AutoCAD, F/X CAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 3D, or AutoCAD Architecture, version 2013 or newer.

Land F/X is not compatible with AutoCAD LT.

Installing on a Mac?

Land F/X is Windows-only software. To run it on a Mac, you'll need Parallels and Windows installed.

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IT Dept?

University lab installation instructions HERE.

Step 2: Download installer

Right-click the Land F/X Installer download link below.
Select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As" from the menu that appears, and save the file to your desktop.

Land F/X Installer  (69 MB) 
Updated July 28 2017

 

Step 3: Install Land F/X Server

Go to your desktop, and open the file complete_setup. if you saved it there. If you clicked the link directly, this file will likely be in your Downloads folder.

 

 

The InstallShield Wizard will open. You can now begin the steps to install the Land F/X Server.

Welcome Screen: Click Next.
License Agreement: Scroll down and select Accept if you agree. Click Next.
Installation Type: Select Server and Workstation. Click Next.
Support ID: Enter your support ID.
You can find your Support ID in the Academic Approval email you received from Land F/X. This email will have gone to your school email address (.edu).

Errors?

"The Wizard Was Interrupted"? Solution >

Product Activated: Click OK.

Destination Folder: 

In this step, you will set a folder path where your Land F/X data and projects will be stored.

We recommend keeping the default location of C:\LandFX – the C: drive on your computer. Simply click Next.

Database Installation: Select Local Data. Then click Next.

 

Important: Make sure to select the Local Data option. Otherwise, you run the risk of others seeing, and possibly changing, your projects.

Errors?

"The Wizard Was Interrupted"? Solution >

Ready to Install the Program: Click Install.
Please allow several minutes for the server installation to complete.
InstallShield Wizard Completed: Click Finish.

It may appear that the installation is starting over, but it isn't. You have completed the installation for the Server component of Land F/X. You will now be completing a second series of steps, which will install the Workstation component of Land F/X.

 

Step 4: Install Land F/X Workstation

Welcome Screen: Click Next.
License Agreement: Scroll down and select Accept if you agree. Click Next.

Setup Type: Select the Land F/X option. Your installation includes all ribbon tabs, so you'll want to have them all visible.

You can always turn the visibility of specific ribbons on or off after you've installed. 

F/X Server Network Location: Keep the default location of C:\LandFX.

 

Ready to Install the Program: Click Install.
Please allow a few minutes for the installation to complete.
InstallShield Wizard Completed: Click Finish.

Errors/Issues?

Issue: Error message: This Product is not registered. Please reactivate it by typing REACTIVATE.

Solution: Reactivate your Land F/X installation, then restart CAD.

 

• Issue: Don't see Land F/X anywhere? Is there no Launch Land F-X shortcut on your desktop?

Solution: Navigate to the C:/LandFX folder (or the location where your LandFX folder is stored) and run (double-click) the setup64/setup.exe file.

 

Issue: When you open CAD, do you not see your Land F/X ribbons or menus?

Solution: Load the Land F/X menus manually >

 

 
 
 
Last modified on Monday, June 12 2017

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