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RockyBrown4134
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Blocks - Allow Exploding Option - System Variable

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03-14-2013 05:56 AM

I have a library of blocks (1000+) that I want to set the "Allow Exploding" to be turned off. Is there a system variable that controls this setting? Then only way I know of is to go into each individual block and set each one in the properties dialog box. I would Like to write a script file to make the change if there is a variable.

 

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03-14-2013 06:33 AM in reply to: RockyBrown4134

Hi,

 

>> Is there a system variable that controls this setting?

No, that is no global sysvar, that is a property for each blockdefintion.

So you really have to go through every blockdefinition.

 

Sorry, - alfred -

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03-14-2013 06:38 AM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

That's what I was afraid of. Did not hurt to ask if there was an easier way.

 

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03-14-2013 07:13 AM in reply to: RockyBrown4134
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06-07-2013 11:49 AM in reply to: Patchy

Gilles;

Just cleaning up some old post. I just wanted to say thank you for this simple but great tool.

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Re: Blocks - Allow Exploding Option - System Variable

11-17-2013 02:50 PM in reply to: RockyBrown4134

 


Ah AutoCAD. It's like building a car with loads of bits missing. Pretty bad paying for a program when simple no brainer features like this are missing. Sort it out Autodesk.

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