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Block Updates across drawings..
« on: May 12, 2010, 12:07:26 PM »

I often have to use and manage multiple model drawings for projects and throughout design, certain blocks within drawings will have to be updated from new information or whatever..

Manually, to update these blocks across all drawings, i have to open all of them with the active drawing being the one with the revised block in it, then in design centre right-click the block and select redefine only..

Is there a way of programmatically doing this? It would ease one heck of a faffy routine..

Any ideas?


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Re: Block Updates across drawings..
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2010, 07:38:18 PM »
If you don't use dynamic blocks, then this might help you.  I know no VBA, but here is a C# solution, source code and compiled dll.

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Re: Block Updates across drawings..
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2010, 07:45:49 PM »
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Re: Block Updates across drawings..
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2010, 10:55:10 AM »
faff or faffing...commonly used like so: I've been faffing around with xxxxx

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