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.
- Format or property changes made with the ATTEDIT or EATTEDIT commands are removed.
- 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|
AttDef - defines attributes through a dialog box.
-AttDef - defines attributes through the command bar.
AttDisp - toggles the display of attribute text.
AttEdit - edits attribute values and properties.
-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.