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CAD tip CAD tip # 4148:

   
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How to make a hypertext link from a drawing to another drawing or document?

A - answer Use the HYPERLINK (Ctrl+K) command and in the Link URL field enter the path to your external document (another DWG drawing, DOC, XLS, PDF file...) - e.g. a network path. You can add an explanatory description in the Description field.

In your main drawing you can then move your mouse over the object with the attached hyperlink - you will see a different cursor and if you right-click on the object, you can use Hypertext link/Open from the context menu.

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29.11.2004    14191×  

See also:
Tip 11757:How to change blocks properties ex-post: annotative, allow exploding, scale uniformly
Tip 10301:How to export PDF with hyperlinks from AutoCAD?
Tip 6881:List all hyperlinks in your DWG drawing.
Tip 6776:How to add a comment to a drawing object?
Tip 6495:AutoCAD does not show hyperlinks of my drawing objects.


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