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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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applies to: AutoCAD 2000 ·

See also:
Tip 12361:Seamlessly connected images by irregular clipping in AutoCAD (or LT).
Tip 11868:Open just a part of a DWG drawing - layers, views.
Tip 11376:Attaching a xref to AutoCAD DWG sets a relative path automatically, can I change it to absolute?
Tip 10406:Setting the bubble notification timeout in AutoCAD.
Tip 10394:Attach xrefs from a predefined folder (path).


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