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trouble with xrefs

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12-14-2012 10:32 AM

I received a drawing that contains xrefs, and I wan to take parts of the drawing and copy them to another file, but CAD won't let me explode them, and when I try to copy to another folder and then explode, it says that the externam reference was ignored and nothing pastes. Is there a way to get that geometry to be manipulated, or to maybe re-incorporate the xref? Any help would be very appreciated. Thanks. 

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Re: trouble with xrefs

12-14-2012 01:00 PM in reply to: sumofclay

You can try attached routine to explode all xrefs and blocks. Then copy part of it.

It works on clipped xref as well.


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