AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

Reply
New Member
andy.locke
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-08-2010
Message 1 of 6 (723 Views)

CopyBlockDefAndAssign

723 Views, 5 Replies
05-24-2011 01:40 PM

I have lost this command.  I got a new PC with windows 7, reinstalled autocad and the service packs, and it is no longer there.  I used to be able to right-click a block and the shortcut menu would have a "Copy block definition and assign command"  This would turn that instance of a block an identical block with a new name.

 

This is a great command that I no longer have.  I have tried typing "copyblockdefandassign" as well to no avail.

 

PLease help me get it back.

*Pro
ampster
Posts: 1,129
Registered: ‎07-26-2005
Message 2 of 6 (718 Views)

Re: CopyBlockDefAndAssign

05-24-2011 01:45 PM in reply to: andy.locke

that command doesn't appear on my 2011 install...

 

is it possible this command was from some sort of add-on or lisp routine?

*Expert Elite*
Patchy
Posts: 6,221
Registered: ‎09-16-2009
Message 3 of 6 (717 Views)

Re: CopyBlockDefAndAssign

05-24-2011 01:45 PM in reply to: andy.locke

The pop up got shorter or just that command? Have you tried PICKFIRST = 1  ?

New Member
andy.locke
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-08-2010
Message 4 of 6 (710 Views)

Re: CopyBlockDefAndAssign

05-24-2011 01:58 PM in reply to: ampster

I swear it was there in 2011.  I saw the command a million times before I used it.  Now I am addicted.  And pickfirst is enabled.  

*Expert Elite*
3wood
Posts: 987
Registered: ‎03-25-2009
Message 5 of 6 (674 Views)

Re: CopyBlockDefAndAssign

05-25-2011 04:48 AM in reply to: andy.locke

It was an AEC command.

Is there any lsp routine can do the same thing?

*Expert Elite*
ToanDN
Posts: 1,876
Registered: ‎09-26-2006
Message 6 of 6 (660 Views)

Re: CopyBlockDefAndAssign

05-25-2011 12:17 PM in reply to: andy.locke

It's a command from AutoCAD Architecture and maybe some other verticals.  Are you sure you have the same AutoCAD version as before?

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community




Connect with AutoCAD

Twitter

Facebook

Blogs

Pinterest

Youtube