Automatically detects equally shaped solids in a model and replaces them by block references.
Searches the drawing for an identical set of entities (2D and 3D) and replaces them by block references.
Optionally replaces block patterns by arrays.
Accessing the Command
Quad Tab: Modify
Ribbon Tab | Panel: Inserts | Blocks
Select input entities or [Find all groups/Settings] <Find all groups>:(Select an option.)
BricsCAD reports the number of blocks created in the command line. Press F2 if the command line is closed.
* Including text, multiline text, solids, traces, hatches, leaders, multileaders, wipeouts and existing block references.
|Select input entities||
Searches the drawing for identical sets of a selection of entities* (2D and 3D).
Compose a set of entities, then press Enter. Prompts you:
Select search space or [Entire drawing] <Entire drawing>:
Select block insertion point or [use Default point] <use Default point> - (specify a point or press Enter for the default insertion point.)
Specify block name or [use Default name] <use Default name> - (Type a name or press Enter to accept the default name.)
|Find all groups||
Analyses the model space of the current drawing and automatically detects equally-shaped solids and replaces them by block references.
When CONVERTTOARRAYS = ON, converts patterns of blocks to arrays.
Select search space or [Entire drawing] <Entire drawing> - (choose an option.)
Controls whether you are prompted to select the part of the drawing to be searched.
Controls whether you are prompted to define the block insertion point.
Controls whether you are prompted to specify the block name0
Controls whether patterns are replaced by arrays.
|ARRAYFROMBLOCK||Array base element||
Controls whether the base element is a block or the source entities.
-block - Groups entities into a block (symbol).
block - Groups entities into a block (symbol) through a dialog box.
ExpBlocks - opens the Blocks section of the Drawing Explorer dialog