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

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Chapter 17. Working with External References

Chapter Objectives

Reference an external drawing

Use attachment versus overlay attachment types

Control the path stored with an xref

Load and unload xrefs

Bind an xref

Edit xrefs

Attach raster images

Control the brightness and contrast of a raster image

Use DWF underlays

Use DGN underlays

Use PDF underlays

Create a transmittal set of drawings

Introduction

Rapidly produced, high-quality drawings are the objective of any drafter or designer. When changes are made to a design, drawings must be updated to reflect the changes. Opening and editing each drawing affected by a change can be a time-consuming process. AutoCAD can help with this process by allowing changes in one drawing ...

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