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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    11972×  

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 11868:Open just a part of a DWG drawing - layers, views.
Tip 9516:Automating properties in DWG drawings - hidden gem in Express Tools.
Tip 7549:DEPENDS - displaying file dependencies in a DWG drawing.


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