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copy block definition and assign

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05-29-2012 08:42 AM

Hi,

Just began using CAD 2010

Can anyone tell me where "copy block definition and assign" resides?

in 2008 it was a right click item when a block is selected

That was very quick and useful

It appears now this command is a very cumbersome chore involving the block editor-which for my use is a real time-waster

 

Any assitance would be appeciated!

 

Thanks,

Stella

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Patchy
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Re: copy block definition and assign

05-29-2012 09:18 AM in reply to: stelladujnic6505

Make a shortcut command in Acad.pgp

It will work fine.

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avoc42
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Re: copy block definition and assign

05-29-2012 10:50 AM in reply to: stelladujnic6505

I would also like to be able to do this, but I don't understand your reply Patchy.

Could you give more detail?

Thanks!

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Patchy
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Re: copy block definition and assign

05-29-2012 11:51 AM in reply to: avoc42

I hardly use this feature so I'm not going to customize the CUI.

What I suggested to do was adding a shortcut key in ACAD.PGP (either open it and edit or use command alias editor in EXPRESS)

 

And to use it, type in CBD

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nestly
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Registered: ‎09-03-2010
Message 5 of 5 (715 Views)

Re: copy block definition and assign

05-29-2012 12:42 PM in reply to: Patchy

I believe that command is not part of vanilla AutoCAD. Here's an alternative.  After loading the lisp, use the CUI to it to the right-click context sensitive menu for blocks if desired.

 

http://www.lee-mac.com/copyblock.html

 

 

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