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How to add an attribute to a block used in a drawing?

A - answer You need to add another attribute to a block which is already referenced (inserted) in a drawing.

First redefine your block (e.g. with REFEDIT) and add the new attribute to its definition. Refsave the changed definition. Use the BATTMAN command Synchronize to synchronize the original attribute contents of the block references. You can also use the ATTSYNC command.

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