External Reference dialog box
Use this dialog box to link an external drawing to the current drawing.
DIALOG BOX OPTIONS
Name Displays the external reference to attach, or select
one from the list.
Browse Click to locate and select a different drawing to attach.
Retain Path Select to save the folder location of the referenced
drawing. If not selected, the referenced drawing must be located in the same
folder as the current drawing.
Reference Type Choose Attachment to link a drawing, including
any of its own external references. Any nested references contained in the file
also appear in the current drawing.
Choose Overlay to link a drawing without any of its own nested external references.
When a drawing that contains overlaid external references is itself attached
or overlaid as an external reference in another drawing, the overlays do not
appear as part of the external reference.
Insertion Point Choose to specify the insertion point in
the drawing, or enter x-, y-, and z-coordinates. Choose Specify on Screen to
choose the insertion point in the drawing after you click OK.
Scale Choose to specify the scale in the drawing, or enter
x-, y-, and z-scale factors. Choose Specify on Screen to choose the scale in
the drawing after you click OK.
Rotation Choose to specify the rotation angle in the drawing,
or enter a rotation angle. Choose Specify on Screen to choose the rotation angle
in the drawing after you click OK.
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