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demus72
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Zoom to a block

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08-31-2011 11:27 AM

I have a large drawing that serves as a database for storing bits and pieces of geo-referenced data as blocks. When the drawing gets large enough or cluttered enough, it becomes difficult to determine where additional blocks land when inserted. I am wondering if there is a way to zoom to a selected block? Like Civil 3D objects, it would be nice if one could pick a block from a list, right click and select 'zoom to'. Anyone know of a way to accomplish this?

 

Thank you.

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nestly
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Registered: ‎09-03-2010
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Re: Zoom to a block

08-31-2011 01:35 PM in reply to: demus72

There may be better/faster ways but this will work

 

QSELECT > Block Reference > Name > Type yourblockname or select it from the list > Press <enter>.  Without deselecting what QSELECT found,  ZOOM > Object

 

 

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