FAQ: Where is the AutoCAD Classic workspace?

The classic workspace no longer ships with AutoCAD.

You can easily recreate the AutoCAD Classic workspace.

  1. To display the menu, click Quick Access Toolbar drop-down > Show Menu Bar.
  2. To hide the ribbon, click Tools menu > Palettes > Ribbon.
    Note: Make sure you have a drawing open so the Tools menu is included.
  3. To display the toolbars you require:
    1. Click Tools menu > Toolbars and select the required toolbar.
    2. Repeat until all required toolbars are visible.
  4. To save the workspace:
    1. Click Tools menu > Workspaces > Save Current As.
    2. In the Save Workspace dialog box, in the Name box, type AutoCAD Classic.
    3. Click Save.