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Create and edit a simple block definition

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Blocks are a key component of AutoCAD drawings. They group objects into a single named object for easy retrieval and will ensure uniform symbology. Learn how they’re created, accessed, and can be inserted into your drawing.

After completing this video, you will be able to:

  • Create a block from the Block Definition dialog.
  • Apply settings and behaviors to a block.
  • Use the Block Editor.
  • Create a block with attributes.

Video quiz

1. In order to see the changes, what action must be performed after editing and saving an attribute definition in a block?

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