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CAD tip CAD tip # 5930:

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Xref file name as a text field.

A - answer In the main drawing with attached Xrefs you can place dynamic text fields containing Xref file names (including paths).

Create (in the host drawing) a field of the category Object, select an Xref and choose its property Path or Name. Using such fields (texts) you can make a list of attached Xrefs.

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8.1.2008    11298×  

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Tip 7549:DEPENDS - displaying file dependencies in a DWG drawing.
Tip 7319:3ds Max import - AutoCAD Drawing vs. Legacy AutoCAD - the differences.
Tip 7233:Two icon types for attaching DWG xrefs in AutoCAD.

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