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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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18.9.2006    11675×  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2000 ·

See also:
Tip 13435:Bulk setting of layer properties according to the object in that layer.
Tip 13227:Reference Explorer - quick analysis of your project or assembly (file size, xref errors).
Tip 12977:Easily find CAD/BIM document references (including missing ones) - Reference Explorer
Tip 12705:How to disable osnaps for xref objects?
Tip 12361:Seamlessly connected images by irregular clipping in AutoCAD (or LT).


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