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11-05-2012 09:52 AM

I inserted a block into a very busy drawing. I can't find it now. Is there a way to locate it? I want to delete and insert a newer  version, but I can't until I delete this one.

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Re: Blocks

11-05-2012 10:06 AM in reply to: blowout

Try FILTER command.

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Re: Blocks

11-05-2012 02:48 PM in reply to: blowout

Or QSELECT command.

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Re: Blocks

11-06-2012 04:41 AM in reply to: blowout

Another possibility.  Do you know the name of the block?  If so, you can go into the block editor (BEDIT command) and either modify this block or save as a newer updated block.  When you execute BEDIT you will see a list of all the drawing's blocks....pick from this list (can just double-click on the block's name to bring you into the editor itself).  Just a thought.

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Re: Blocks

11-06-2012 07:18 AM in reply to: lovecraft

Here's another trick...


Enter the [undocumented] command PSELECT, and when prompted to "Select Objects", enter L for "Last" and press Enter, and the last object created will appear highlighted with its grips active


(You can also enter P for "Previous" selection which will highlight the previous selection of objects)

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