Pastes CAD entities from the Clipboard as a block.
Accessing the Command
command bar: pasteblock
menu: Edit | Paste as Block
ribbon: Home | Edit | Paste | Base As Block
When the Clipboard contains entities copied with the CopyClip command, you are prompted in the command bar:
Select insertion point: (Pick a point, or enter x,y coordinates)
When the Clipboard contains entities copied with CopyBase, entities are pasted at their base point, and so you are not prompted in the command bar.
This command can only paste CAD entities into the drawing as entities; other Clipboard content may be pasted as OLE entities.
Select insertion point
Specifies the insertion point for the entities pasted from the Clipboard:
- To paste a selection set as a block
- Paste a selection as a block in the target drawing
- Move a selection as a block
CopyBase- copies selected entities to the Clipboard with a base point.
CopyClip - copies selected entities to the Clipboard.
CopyHist - copies all text from the Text window to the Clipboard.
CutClip - cuts (moves) selected entities to the Clipboard.
PasteClip - pastes entities from the Clipboard into the current drawing.
PasteOrig - pastes entities from the Clipboard at the original coordinates.
PasteSpec - displays the Paste Special dialog box for controlling the format of pasted entities.