AutoCAD 2010/2011/2012

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regarding blocks

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01-09-2013 01:45 PM


i have a staircase block and i want to do some changes in it,but when im opening the block by double click its openning in edit block definition....

Problem: it is showing all floors staircase in it and im just becoming confuse to edit the block which i want to.

plz help me in understanding blocks,xref(attachments & overlays) & attributes.


thanks in advance..your reply will be very helpful for me..

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Re: regarding blocks

01-09-2013 05:30 PM in reply to: adil8856

You need to provide more information or sample drawing.


But I will give a brief explantion of what I believe your asking.


If your main/top level drawing has X-refs attached to it, when you click on an item which is on the X-Ref, the whole X-Ref drawing is opened as a block in the main/top drawing.


If you are trying to modify a block which is located in the X-ref, it is much easier to open the X-Ref (drawing) by itself and moidfy the block directly within the X-Ref.





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Re: regarding blocks

01-10-2013 05:50 AM in reply to: fxcastil

thanks for your reply...

i am sending u a sample drawing for block.i'am sure u can solve my problem with this sample.



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