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Introduction to AutoCAD® 2015: A Modern Perspective by Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald

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Chapter 16. Blocks and Block Attributes

Chapter Objectives

Create and insert blocks

Understand the difference between a block definition and a block reference

Explore the different types of blocks

Create unit blocks that can be inserted with different x and y scale factors

Manage block object properties such as layer, color, linetype, and lineweight

Understand the significance of creating blocks on Layer 0

Insert drawing files as blocks using Windows Explorer

Create a drawing file (DWG) out of an internal block

Create and update block attributes

Extract block attributes to an AutoCAD table or external file

Use DesignCenter to insert blocks

Use and customize tool palettes

Introduction to dynamic blocks

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