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How to explode a MINSERTed block?

A - answer AutoCAD blocks inserted with MINSERT cannot be exploded directly.

But you can use a combination (sequence) of the FLATTEN and EXPLODE commands to explode a "multiple-insert" block reference (Flatten is a Express Tools command).

To explode a combination of anonymous and MInserted blocks (e.g. from LockDWG or Deter) you can use the ExplodeM utility - see

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Tip 10596:Changing colors of the Inventor color schemes (UI).
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Tip 10574:Four methods for exploding blocks in AutoCAD.

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