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Inserting a drawing as a block

You can insert as a block another drawing into the current drawing. After you do this, the block name is added to the Block Name list in the progeCAD Explorer. Changes made later to the inserted drawing will not be reflected in this drawing.

To insert a drawing as a block

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Choose Settings > Explore Blocks.
    • On the Settings toolbar, click the Explore Blocks tool ().
    • Type expblocks and then press Enter.
  2. On the progeCAD Explorer toolbar, click the Insert External File Blocks tool ().
  3. In the Insert Block dialog box, select the drawing you want to insert, and then click Open.
  4. In the drawing, specify the insertion point.
  5. Specify the x, y, and z scale factor and the rotation angle, or in the prompt box, select Done.
  6. To complete the command and return to your drawing, close the window.

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Inserting a block

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