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Using External eferences

This chapter’s discussion about freezing layers mentioned that you can insert drawing files as external -derences, in a way similar to inserting blocks. To accomplish this, you use the Insert ~ External Reference (Xref)cornm.ind. The difference between Xref...

Island Detection Method

You may have noticed that the Boundary Hatch command did not place a hatch pattern on the toilet seat. This is because the Island Detection feature was turned on. The toilet seat is like an island within the hatch area. The Island Detection Method radio buttons let...

Making Good Use of Freezeanti Off

The previous exercise showed the effect that freezing a layer has on blocks. When the layer of a block is frozen, the entire block is made invisible, regardless of the layer assignments of the objects contained in the block. Keep in mind that when blocks are on layers...

Savini Views

Another way of controllinc your views is by saving them. You might think of savinC views as a way of creatine a bookmark or placehglder in your drawing. You’ll . see hew to save views in the following set of’exercises.A few walls in the Plan drawing are...