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Mouse-dragging objects from one drawing to another.

A - answer You can copy and drag entities by mouse not only inside a drawing but also between two different DWG drawings.

In AutoCAD, open and display both (source + target) drawing windows. Select an object in the source drawing (by left mouse button - grip select). Now press and hold the right mouse button and drag the object to the other (target) window. Release the mouse buton and from the context menu select "Copy here", or "Insert to original coordinates".

If you copy a block reference, its block definition is copied as well.

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17.11.2006    15685×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 11481:Quickly repeat last command in Fusion 360 (like Enter in AutoCAD)
Tip 10855:Dynamic linetype scaling by mouse dragging.
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 10010:Ctrl+drag to copy a layout in AutoCAD 2015.
Tip 9843:How to add Classic workspace (toolbars) to AutoCAD 2015?


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