Redefines a block and updates associated attributes.
Accessing the Command
command bar: attredef
menu bar: Tools | Attributes | Redefine Attribute Block
Prompts you in the command bar:
Enter name of block you wish to redefine: (Type the name of an existing block)
Select entities for block: (Select entities and attributes to be included in the block definition)
Select entities for block: (Select more entities, or else press Enter to stop selecting entities)
Specify new base point: (Specify the origin point of the block)
The following rules apply to existing block references:
New attributes use default values.
Values of old attributes that are included in the new block definition are preserved.
Old attributes that are not included in the new block definition are deleted.
Extended data associated with the block are deleted.
|Enter name of block you wish to redefine||Specify the name of a block|
|Select entities for block||Select entities (and optionally the attributes) that should become part of the block|
|Specify new base point||Pick a point or enter coordinates|
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AttDisp - toggles the display of attribute text.
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-AttExt - extracts attributes from drawings to data files through the command bar.
AttSync - synchronizes attribute definitions in all block references of a specified block definition.
BattMan - manages the attributes of a block definition.
DataExtraction - exports entity properties, block attributes and drawing information to a an external file.
EAttEdit - edits attribute values and most properties.
Explode - reduces attributes to tags.
Insert - inserts blocks and prompts for attribute values through a dialog box.
-Insert - insert blocks and prompts for attribute values through the command bar.
InsertAligned - inserts blocks repeatedly, and inserts mirrored blocks.
Properties - edits attribute values and properties.