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Error when using Xrefs with multiple dots in file name.

A - answer If you want to attach or overlay several Xrefs with similar names containing multiple dots (e.g. AAA.BBB.DWG), you will probably get an error mesage:
  
Error: Possible circular reference to current drawing. *Invalid*.  
To avoid this problem rename the files.
ACAD2000
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18.9.2006    9010x  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2000 ·

See also:
Tip 10406:Setting the bubble notification timeout in AutoCAD.
Tip 10394:Attach xrefs from a predefined folder (path).
Tip 9870:Xref NAME has multiple references. Not detached.
Tip 9721:Inverse layer filter - switching off all other layers.
Tip 9516:Automating properties in DWG drawings - hidden gem in Express Tools.


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