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Bringing objects into a block while in block edit

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    Posted: 12.Sep.2017 at 08:31
Hi all 

I want to edit a whole bunch of blocks using 'edit block in place' and bring objects into the block that are currently not there is there a faster way to do this than to explode the block select all the objects and perform the block function then redefine the block? 

I don't want to use the insert function because then it becomes an inception movie, with blocks within blocks within blocks within blocks
 

Any ideas?

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kent Cooper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13.Sep.2017 at 14:51
Use REFEDIT rather than BEDIT.  You can add other things in the drawing to the working set.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Nate143 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13.Sep.2017 at 15:38
REFEDIT is the short-key for 'Edit Block in place' you can find it by right clicking after you've selected the block... it's faster than typing REFEDIT. I want to know how to bring the object into that block after performing that function without having to redraw it. That was a simple example I showed but most of them are entire mechanisms with gears etc. which will take forever to trace.

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Add them to the working set, Copy them into place, then Remove the source ones from the working set.
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