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Unavailable function "Import AutoCAD block".

A - answer You are trying to use the command "Import AutoCAD block" (Annotate > Symbols) in your Inventor drawing environment and this function (icon) is grayed out?

The funtion of importing a specific external block from a different DWG file is active only in Inventor drawing views using the DWG format (not the IDW). Create a drawing based on the Standard.dwg template - then you will be able to import AutoCAD blocks.

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27.6.2010    4567×  
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applies to: Inventor 2011 ·

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