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snap425
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xref

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01-29-2013 03:31 PM

if i drew several drawing and xrefed them into one main drawing would the main drawing be smaller then just having 1 drawing?if not how is there a way to create smaller files?

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Re: xref

01-31-2013 12:21 AM in reply to: snap425

 

Hello

 

Yes your main drawing could contain ONLY XREFs files !

So it will be very small (less than 100 Ko I presume)

 

Bue AutoCAD manages in memory ALL yours drawings (Main DWG + XREFs + Images + etc),

so it's doent make a signifant difference in term of memory usage and speed ...

 

Bye, Patrice

 

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