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Create external DWG using Write Block

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The Write Block command, as its name implies, is used to write block definitions within your open drawing into separate drawing files. However, it can also be used to write all or portions of your file into a new drawing. Learn the methodology for creating new files from an existing one.

After completing this video, you will be able to:

  • Access and use the Write Block command’s dialog.
  • Describe the difference between writing blocks, objects, or the entire drawing.
  • Set the insert units for the new block.

Video quiz

1. What is the default drawing file name that is displayed when using the WBLOCK command and selecting objects or the entire drawing?

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