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How to prevent block edits with BEDIT?

A - answer If you want to stop users editing dynamic blocks (or if you want to use the old REFEDIT on block-dblclicks), you can switch off the new dynamic block editor through the BLOCKEDITLOCK system variable.

Setting this variable to 1 locks off the BEDIT command and double-click on a dynamic block starts just the reference editor or attribute editor.

You can watch changes of this variable with the Xanadu SysVarLock utility (see Tip 4241).

You can also right-click on a block to choose between the BEDIT and REFEDIT editors

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21.9.2005    10859x  
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See also:
Tip 11198:Justified attribute text in mirrored blocks (AutoCAD)
Tip 11171:Total number of layouts as a field.
Tip 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 11034:Mass property depending on the current LOD in an Inventor assembly.
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.


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