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How to replace xref paths in a series of drawings?

A - answer Use the separate Reference Manager (REFMAN) utility installed with AutoCAD. See Start > Programs > Autodesk > AutoCAD nnnn > Reference Manager. You can batch edit a series of DWG files at the same time.

Add the drawings to proces, select them with Ctrl+A a use Search/Replace to update the paths.

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See also:
Tip 10394:Attach xrefs from a predefined folder (path).
Tip 9276:AutoCAD reports some xrefs as "Unresolved".
Tip 7549:DEPENDS - displaying file dependencies in a DWG drawing.
Tip 7016:Mount disks as Windows folders.
Tip 6598:How to detect all DWG files containing Xrefs?

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