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Working with the progeCAD Explorer - Working with blocks and external references

Inserting a block

You can insert into a drawing any block listed in the Block Name list in the progeCAD Explorer. This includes blocks contained within any open drawing.

To insert a block
  1. Do one of the following:
  2. Choose Format > Explore Blocks.
  3. Type expblocks and then press Enter.
  4. If you wish to insert a block from another open drawing, select the drawing in the Elements pane. (If the block is contained within the same drawing, you can skip this step.)
  5. In either the Details or Images view, select the block to be inserted.
  6. On the progeCAD Explorer toolbar, click the Insert tool (
  7. ).
  1. In the drawing, specify the insertion point.
  2. Specify the x, y, and z scale factor and the rotation angle, or in the prompt box, select Done.
  3. To complete the command and return to your drawing, close the window.
  4. NOTE You can also insert a block by choosing Tools > progeCAD Explorer, and then double-clicking the name of the block you want to insert in the Block Name list.
  1. NOTE You can also insert a block from the Insert menu. See Working with blocks, attributes, and external references.