Inserts blocks aligned to entities.

BricsCAD Shape; BricsCAD Lite; BricsCAD Pro; BricsCAD Mechanical; BricsCAD BIM

Alias: INSAL


Inserts blocks aligned with entities and optionally mirrors them. Hover the cursor over an existing entity in order to align the block to its geometry. Entity snap does not need to be on, but placement is more accurate when it is.


Block to insert
  • Enter block name
  • ~ - opens a dialog box to choose an external drawing to insert
  • ? - lists the existing block definitions.
Block mirroring control point
Moves the cursor in order to flip the block about its insertion point.
X/Y/Z Scale
Sets the corresponding scale of the inserted block.
Inserts multiple instances of the block.
  1. Block being inserted
  2. Block aligned with entity
  3. Block mirrored about the entity