Opens an externally-referenced drawing (xXref) attached to the current drawing, for editing in a separate window.
Accessing the Command
command bar: xopen
menu: Xref context menu | Open Xref
ribbon: Insert | External References | Open XRef
toolbar: Drawing Explorer - External References |
Prompts you in command bar:
Select reference: (Click an externally-referenced drawing in the current drawing)
- The drawing opens in a new drawing tab.
- When done editing, save the drawing.
- Close the tab.
|Select reference||Click an externally-referenced drawing in the current drawing|
Dialog Box Options
When the selected externally-referenced drawing contains nested references a dialog box displays to let you choose the drawing to be opened:
Dialog Box Option
|Reference Name||Select an xref to open for editing|
|Highlight Selected References||
Toggles the highlighting of xrefs in the drawing:
|OK||Closes the dialog box and opens the selected xref in a new drawing tab|
Refedit - edits block references and externally-referenced drawings through a dialog box.
BmOpen - opens the source drawing of an external mechanical component.