AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

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Registered: ‎11-09-2011
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Non annotative Blocks disappear when inserting old drawing

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01-21-2012 12:23 PM

I have a drawing with some annotative blocks.  ie Block name "BAR'.


If I insert another drawing (mostly old v2000 files) as a block which also contains blocks named "BAR" (which of course are non-annotative)  the Blocks do not show up.  


Is there any way to get arround this?  Idealy I would like the old file inserted and have the annotion scale of the blocks in the inserted dbg set to the current scale.


thanks for any help.

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Re: Non annotative Blocks disappear when inserting old drawing

01-23-2012 05:27 AM in reply to: Davidgun64

You cannot have two different blocks with the same name in one drawing. One of the blocks must be renamed prior to inserting the old drawing.

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